People do not care how nobly they live, only how long, despite the fact that it is within everyone's reach to live nobly, but within no one's reach to live long
Quote by Seneca
Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.
He who forbids not sin when he may, commands it
A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an...
Modesty once extinguished knows not how to return
Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination...
The spirit in which a thing is given determines that in which the debt is...
Man at his birth is content with a little milk and a piece of flannel:...
Voyage, travel, and change of place impart vigor
Excessive power sees power beyond its power
Courage leads to heaven; fear to death.
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty
All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.
Life is a gift of the immortal Gods, but living well is the gift of...
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may...
Luck never made a man wise.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be...
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
Genius is the talent of a person who is dead.
Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.
Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he...