If sensuality were happiness, beasts were happier than men; but human felicity is lodged in the soul, not in the flesh
Quote by Seneca
Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough.
The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.
Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all.
The belly will not listen to advice.
The courts of kings are full of men, empty of friends.
God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the...
As it is with a play, so it is with life, what matters is not...
Fear drives the wretched to prayer
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
Injustice never rules forever
Excessive power sees power beyond its power
We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do...
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Women give nothing to friendship except what they borrow from love.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because...
He who is brave is free.
The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune...
We make our own fortunes and we call them fate
As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves...