No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss…
Quote by Seneca
Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all.
It is the constant fault and inseparable evil quality of ambition, that it never looks...
If you wish to be loved, love
Fear drives the wretched to prayer
A good character is the only guarantee of everlasting, carefree happiness.
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless...
If you wish to be loved; love
Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance;...
Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.
So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money
Courage leads to heaven; fear to death.
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts...
Man at his birth is content with a little milk and a piece of flannel:...
No man is free who is a slave to the flesh
Life without the courage for death is slavery
Women give nothing to friendship except what they borrow from love.
It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are...
You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel...
If you read a lot of books you are considered well read. But if you...