Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate.
Quote by Herodotus
There is nothing more foolish, nothing more given to outrage than a useless mob.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war...
Whatever comes from God is impossible for a man to turn back.
Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man...
I never yet feared those men who set a place apart in the middle of...
The destiny of man is in his own soul.
If someone were to put a proposition before men bidding them choose, after examination, the...
In soft regions are born soft men.
The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.
Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.
The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over...
Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.
The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at...
If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of...
One should always look to the end of everything, how it will finally come out....
The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
To think well and to consent to obey someone giving good advice are the same...