For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we perform for the sake of our friends
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
The only excuse for war is that we may live in peace unharmed.
The spirit is the true self. The spirit, the will to win, and the will...
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.
Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.
It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by...
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others.
Reason should direct and appetite obey
By doubting we come at truth.
Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than...
Hatred is settled anger
As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery...
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him,...
Nature abhors annihilation.
What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who...
A home without books is a body without soul.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of...
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...