Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.
Quote by Herodotus
He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything...
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at...
The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.
Great things are won by great dangers.
In soft regions are born soft men.
Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and...
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others,...
If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of...
Men trust their ears less than their eyes
The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.
I am bound to tell what I am told, but not in every case to...
The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over...
Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man...
The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
But because many endeavor to get knowledge rather than to live well, they are often...
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.