He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
Quote by Seneca
Laws do not persuade because they threaten
If wisdom were offered me with this restriction, that I should keep it close and...
Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature.
A multitude of executions discredits a king, as a multitude of funerals a doctor
Advice is worth what you pay for it
People do not care how nobly they live, only how long, despite the fact that...
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end
Light griefs are plaintive , but great ones are dumb
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because...
To greed, all nature is insufficient.
We are more often frightened than hurt: our troubles spring more often from fancy than...
If you wish to be loved; Love!
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money.
Never give advice - sell it
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor,...
Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days...
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
Man at his birth is content with a little milk and a piece of flannel:...
Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly...
The worth of the state, in the long run, is the worth of the individuals...