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
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today?...
Laws do not persuade because they threaten
Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.
Whom they have injured they also hate
As it is with a play, so it is with life, what matters is not...
God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the...
True wisdom consists in not departing from nature and in molding our conduct according to...
We are more often frightened than hurt: our troubles spring more often from fancy than...
The greater part of progress is the desire for progress
Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond...
Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
We learn not in the school, but in life
A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
The belly will not listen to advice
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by...
While we teach, we learn.
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today?...
Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.