Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Quote by Seneca
Time heals what reason cannot
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because...
Economy is too late when you are at the bottom of your purse...
The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.
Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
Fear drives the wretched to prayer
Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.
Tis a human trait to hate one you have wronged
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today?...
He who has great power should use it lightly.
The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end
He who forbids not sin when he may, commands it
If sensuality were happiness, beasts were happier than men; but human felicity is lodged in...
Women give nothing to friendship except what they borrow from love.
A great step towards independence is good humored stomach
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be...
If wisdom were offered me with this restriction, that I should keep it close and...
Say not, Why were the former days better than this? For it is not from...
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last.