Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase...
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
Whatever you do, do with all your might.
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and...
Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for...
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but...
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and...
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason
For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others.
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes...
Whatever you do, do with all your might
Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the...
To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full...
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.