Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough.
Quote by Seneca
Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that...
For greed, all nature is too little.
A great step towards independence is good humored stomach
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may...
That grief is light which can take counsel.
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty
So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.
We are more often frightened than hurt: our troubles spring more often from fancy than...
Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all.
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
Nothing is more dishonorable than an old man, heavy with years, who has no other...
Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an...
The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune...
To forgive all is as inhuman as to forgive none
Death ne'er can fail the man who wills to die.
Whatever is to make us better and happy, God has placed either openly before us...
I was born out of due time in the sense that by temperament and talent...
Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising.