Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution.
A little flesh, a little breath, and a Reason to rule all - that is...
Poverty is the mother of crime.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with...
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but...
That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.
All is ephemeral, - fame and the famous as well.
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this,...
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly,...
As for literature, thefts cannot harm it, while the lapse of ages augments its value
A man's worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do...
In all my writings my aim has been to spare sinners and assail sin
For all their compliments do verses pay? They mayn't, yet these same poems make me...
To my great-grandfather I owed the advice to dispense with the education of the schools...
The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.
Fortune gives many too much, but none enough
There is no glory in outstripping donkeys
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man...
There is no road of flowers leading to glory