It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
Quote by Desiderius Erasmus
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.
Don't give your advice before you are called upon.
Fortune favors the audacious.
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to...
The desire to write grows with writing.
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
No one respects a talent that is concealed.
Man is to man either a god or a wolf.
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie.
If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will...
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who...
Fortune favors the audacious
Fools are without number.
They may attack me with an army of six hundred syllogisms; and if I do...
Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the...
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I...
I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free...
Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery...
Whether a party can have much success without a woman present I must ask others...