Everything is only for a day, both that which remembers and that which is remembered
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this,...
The spiritual meaning of love is measured by what it can do. Love is meant...
Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.
Be content to seem what you really are
The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
Cinna wishes to seem poor, and is poor
In all my writings my aim has been to spare sinners and assail sin
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in...
All is ephemeral, - fame and the famous as well
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if...
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Poverty is the mother of crime.
The act of dying is one of the acts of life.
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself....
He does not write at all whose poems no man reads
The universal order and the personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of...
Confine yourself to the present.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will...