He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, I have lived. Tomorrow the heavenly Father may either involve the world in dark clouds, or cheer it with clear sunshine; he will not, however, render ineffectual…
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If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the...
I strive to be brief but I become obscure.
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
I teach that all men are mad.
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you
It's a good thing to be foolishly gay once in a while.
Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.
He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Anger is a short madness.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something...
Subdue your passion or it will subdue you.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation,...
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but,...
A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.