For all their compliments do verses pay? They mayn't, yet these same poems make me gay
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
No form of Nature is inferior to Art; for the arts merely imitate natural forms
Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and...
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing...
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate...
There is nothing happens to any person but what was in his power to go...
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
The universe is transformation; our life is what our thoughts make it.
Be content to seem what you really are
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if...
To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.
Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day,...
As the same fire assumes different shapes When it consumes objects differing in shape, So...
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Everything is only for a day, both that which remembers and that which is remembered
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things...
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. Never esteem anything as of...
Knowledge the clue to life can give: Then wherefore hesitate to live
Indeed heresies are themselves instigated by philosophy.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.