I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
Quote by Sophocles
A wise doctor does not mutter incantations over a sore that needs the knife.
A man growing old becomes a child again.
Not even old age knows how to love death.
But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that...
Wise thinkers prevail everywhere.
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of...
Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the...
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman's excellence?
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his...
It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the...
If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with...
Evil gains work their punishment.
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
It is terrible to speak well and be wrong.
Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the...
Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.
To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
God's dice always have a lucky roll
I do not believe that the Good Lord plays dice.
Luck is the idol of the idle.