Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
Quote by Herodotus
It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and...
Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man...
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are...
The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
Men trust their ears less than their eyes
If someone were to put a proposition before men bidding them choose, after examination, the...
The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over...
Force has no place where there is need of skill.
When a woman removes her garment, she also removes the respect that is hers.
It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half...
It's impossible for someone who is human to have all good things together, just as...
One should always look to the end of everything, how it will finally come out....
Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate.
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war...
If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of...
Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.
God does not suffer presumption in anyone but himself.
As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.