If wisdom were offered me with this restriction, that I should keep it close and not communicate it, I would refuse the gift
Quote by Seneca
We are more often frightened than hurt: our troubles spring more often from fancy than...
The courts of kings are full of men, empty of friends.
We live not according to reason, but according to fashion
The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.
Laugh at your problems; everybody else does.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Old age is an incurable disease.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be...
Live among men as if God beheld you; speak to God as if men were...
A multitude of executions discredits a king, as a multitude of funerals a doctor
He who forbids not sin when he may, commands it
The belly will not listen to advice.
Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.
He who profits by a crime commits it
Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow
A great step towards independence is good humored stomach
Nothing is more dishonorable than an old man, heavy with years, who has no other...
There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied...
Preferring to store her money in the stomachs of the needy rather than hide it...
Money will buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag its...