Never esteem anything as of advantage to thee that shall make thee break thy word or lose thy self-respect.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be...
We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single cause that which is the...
As for literature, thefts cannot harm it, while the lapse of ages augments its value
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that...
Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make...
Confine yourself to the present.
Anger cannot be dishonest.
Each day provides its own gifts.
Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in...
There are three classes into which all the women past seventy that ever I knew...
Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature.
Fortune gives many too much, but none enough
He does not write at all whose poems no man reads
That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.
No form of Nature is inferior to Art; for the arts merely imitate natural forms
There is no glory in outstripping donkeys
Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had...
Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an...