Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing.
Quote by Herodotus
Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.
If someone were to put a proposition before men bidding them choose, after examination, the...
If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of...
It's impossible for someone who is human to have all good things together, just as...
It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and...
It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half...
Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate.
The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over...
All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.
The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.
The man who has planned badly, if fortune is on his side, may have had...
The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others,...
There is nothing more foolish, nothing more given to outrage than a useless mob.
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
Knowledge, the object of knowledge and the knower are the three factors which motivate action;...
I love talking about nothing. It is the only thing I know anything about.