Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue
Quote by Friedrich Von Schiller
They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.
It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.
Only those who have to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do...
Here rests in honored glory an American soldier known but to God
Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.
There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs...
Votes should be weighed, not counted
Disappointments are to the soul what the thunder-storm is to the air.
Sorrow is brief but joy is endless
Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.
The great happiness of life, I find, after all, to consist in the regular discharge...
One can give advice comfortably from a safe port.
A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast.
Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart.
A healthy nature needs no God or immortality
No emperor has the power to dictate to the heart.
Against stupidity the very Gods themselves toil in vain.
Historians are prophets with their face turned backward.
God cannot alter the past, though historians can.
History had its own way of explaining things. The way historians explain things is by...