I am bound to tell what I am told, but not in every case to believe it.
Quote by Herodotus
Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
There is nothing more foolish, nothing more given to outrage than a useless mob.
It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and...
If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of...
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
One should always look to the end of everything, how it will finally come out....
Remember that with her clothes a woman puts off her modesty.
The destiny of man is in his own soul.
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at...
The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over...
It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half...
Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man...
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.
As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.
In soft regions are born soft men.
Great things are won by great dangers.
Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.
The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.