Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.
Quote by Seneca
No man was ever wise by chance.
For greed, all nature is too little.
He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another
Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Fear drives the wretched to prayer
Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a...
There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied...
Voyage, travel, and change of place impart vigor
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
We live not according to reason, but according to fashion
The belly will not listen to advice.
Laugh at your problems; everybody else does.
Excessive power sees power beyond its power
A sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor,...
Nothing is ours except time.
A good character is the only guarantee of everlasting, carefree happiness.
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with...
Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open.