Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
Quote by Aristotle
Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil and, if they cannot,...
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
At his best man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice...
A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task...
Happiness is a sort of action.
We can do noble acts without ruling the earth and sea
The desire for friendship comes quickly. Friendship does not.
Hope is the dream of the waking man.
Most people would rather give than get affection.
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in...
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
No one loves the man whom he fears.
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too...
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
To die will be an awfully big adventure.
Whatever we learn to do, we learn by actually doing it; men come to be...
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought...
Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.
Change in all things is sweet.