I am like a book, with pages that have stuck together for want of use: my mind needs unpacking and the truths stored within must be turned over from time to time, to be ready when occasion demands
Quote by Seneca
It is extreme evil to depart from the company of the living before you die
The sun also shines on the wicked
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond...
Economy is too late when you are at the bottom of your purse...
A good character is the only guarantee of everlasting, carefree happiness.
A great step towards independence is good humored stomach
Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
We are more often frightened than hurt: our troubles spring more often from fancy than...
We live not according to reason, but according to fashion
Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money
Vice may be learnt, even without a teacher
For greed, all nature is too little.
There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied...
It is the constant fault and inseparable evil quality of ambition, that it never looks...
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
Since when was genius found respectable?
Everybody's a genius, it's just a matter of whether you love yourself enough to admit...
The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him...