All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
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Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast...
Before you act, consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer.
To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who...
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious...
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
The higher your station, the less your liberty.
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
Necessity makes even the timid brave.