Man at his birth is content with a little milk and a piece of flannel: so we begin, that presently find kingdoms not enough for us
Quote by Seneca
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond...
Laws do not persuade because they threaten
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
The sun also shines on the wicked
It is extreme evil to depart from the company of the living before you die
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
Laugh at your problems; everybody else does.
When we are well, we all have good advice for those who are ill.
Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.
There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied...
He who has great power should use it lightly.
To forgive all is as inhuman as to forgive none
If you wish to be loved, love
He who forbids not sin when he may, commands it
He who is brave is free.
The belly will not listen to advice.
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We...
Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount...