In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue, right conduct from habitual has become natural.
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Necessity makes even the timid brave.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer.
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
Kings are more prone to mistrust the good than the bad; and they are always...
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty,...
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast...
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though...
Imperfection is an end. Perfection is only an aim.