It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are which you have.
Quote by Seneca
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut...
He who profits by a crime commits it
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.
Whatever is to make us better and happy, God has placed either openly before us...
No man was ever wise by chance.
All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.
Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by...
We live not according to reason, but according to fashion
Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.
He who forbids not sin when he may, commands it
Light griefs are plaintive , but great ones are dumb
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
If wisdom were offered me with this restriction, that I should keep it close and...
The worse a person is the less he feels it.
Man at his birth is content with a little milk and a piece of flannel:...
The emancipation of our physical nature is in attaining health, of our social being in...
I don't think anyone now really understands the planetisation of mankind, really understands the new...