If sensuality were happiness, beasts were happier than men; but human felicity is lodged in the soul, not in the flesh
Quote by Seneca
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today?...
Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.
It is extreme evil to depart from the company of the living before you die
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
To greed, all nature is insufficient.
The willing, Destiny guides them; the unwilling, Destiny drags them
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
We live not according to reason, but according to fashion
That grief is light which can take counsel.
The sun also shines on the wicked
No man ever became wise by chance
It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare...
The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut...
Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that...
A great step towards independence is good humored stomach
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.
Leisure without literature is death and burial alive.
When youre thirty youre almost over the hill. When youre seventy the hills almost over...
Death is terrifying because it is so ordinary. It happens all the time.
Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present.
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure