Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.
Quote by Seneca
Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by...
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
The important thing about a problem is not its solution, but the strength we gain...
So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.
He is most powerful who has power over himself
He who forbids not sin when he may, commands it
While we teach, we learn.
Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.
We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
It is extreme evil to depart from the company of the living before you die
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be...
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may...
Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
We learn not in the school, but in life
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money.
Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough.
It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are...
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells...
The proper study of mankind is books.