No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.
Quote by Seneca
Leisure without literature is death and burial alive.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do...
Be harsh with yourself at times.
Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature.
The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut...
It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are...
So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.
True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
If wisdom were offered me with this restriction, that I should keep it close and...
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
Life without the courage for death is slavery
To wish to be well is a part of becoming well
For greed, all nature is too little.
Time discovers truth.
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another
One who is proud of ancestry is like a turnip; there is nothing good of...
I have often noticed that ancestors never boast of the descendants who boast of ancestors....