If sensuality were happiness, beasts were happier than men; but human felicity is lodged in the soul, not in the flesh
Quote by Seneca
Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money.
Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a...
As it is with a play, so it is with life, what matters is not...
Leisure without literature is death and burial alive.
Nothing is ours except time.
Voyage, travel, and change of place impart vigor
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations; to understand...
Be harsh with yourself at times.
We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
Death ne'er can fail the man who wills to die.
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts...
Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling.
The belly will not listen to advice.
Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.
He who is brave is free.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
Kindness in giving creates love.