If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
Quote by Seneca
As it is with a play, so it is with life, what matters is not...
The greater part of progress is the desire for progress
Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
A multitude of executions discredits a king, as a multitude of funerals a doctor
For greed, all nature is too little.
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
Never give advice - sell it
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money.
Life without the courage for death is slavery
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty
We are more often frightened than hurt: our troubles spring more often from fancy than...
The worse a person is the less he feels it.
He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another
Even after a bad harvest there must be sowing.
To wish to be well is a part of becoming well
The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.
Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit.
Poor people entertain with the heart
A far greater factor [than abolishing poverty] is the deterrent effect of swift and certain...
If rich people could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make...