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
Leisure without literature is death and burial alive.
Excessive power sees power beyond its power
All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.
The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations; to understand...
The willing, Destiny guides them; the unwilling, Destiny drags them
He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another
Death ne'er can fail the man who wills to die.
In every good man a God dwell
The whole world is my native land
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money
When we are well, we all have good advice for those who are ill.
We learn not in the school, but in life
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today?...
I am like a book, with pages that have stuck together for want of use:...
Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling.
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless...
The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut...
Modesty once extinguished knows not how to return
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great...
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue