A sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands
Quote by Seneca
The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune...
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied...
We live not according to reason, but according to fashion
Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature.
It is the constant fault and inseparable evil quality of ambition, that it never looks...
Economy is too late when you are at the bottom of your purse...
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond...
Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.
True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may...
Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that...
Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
As it is with a play, so it is with life, what matters is not...
Advice is worth what you pay for it
No man was ever wise by chance.
Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith...
It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.
A man is a God in ruins.