No form of Nature is inferior to Art; for the arts merely imitate natural forms
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
You are pretty - we know it; and young - it's true; and rich -...
Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.
To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do...
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says...
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. Never esteem anything as of...
Those who are enslaved to their sects are not merely devoid of all sound knowledge,...
Each day provides its own gifts.
Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.
All is ephemeral, - fame and the famous as well
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to...
To understand the true quality of people, you must look into their minds, and examine...
You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an...
Glory paid to our ashes comes too late
Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if...
Each thing is of like form from everlasting and comes round again in its cycle.
Poverty is the mother of crime.
Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature.
Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you...