Against stupidity the very Gods themselves toil in vain.
Quote by Friedrich Von Schiller
It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.
Sorrow is brief but joy is endless
Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.
The great happiness of life, I find, after all, to consist in the regular discharge...
Here rests in honored glory an American soldier known but to God
Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
Only those who have to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do...
Historians are prophets with their face turned backward.
Love is the reward of love
There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs...
Votes should be weighed, not counted
Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.
A healthy nature needs no God or immortality
Disappointments are to the soul what the thunder-storm is to the air.
They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.
Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart.
Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity...
His morality is all sympathy, just what morality should be
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own...
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only comfortable
True prosperity is the result of well-placed confidence in ourselves and our fellow man.
Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the...