It is the constant fault and inseparable evil quality of ambition, that it never looks behind it
Quote by Seneca
Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.
Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.
If you wish to be loved, love
He who has great power should use it lightly.
As it is with a play, so it is with life, what matters is not...
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
If wisdom were offered me with this restriction, that I should keep it close and...
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless...
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today?...
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts...
Vice may be learnt, even without a teacher
The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut...
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
He who profits by a crime commits it
To wish to be well is a part of becoming well.
I came upon a doctor who appeared in quite poor health. I said, 'There's nothing...
Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the...