Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer...
By doubting we come at truth.
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing.
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason
Law is intelligence, whose natural function it is to command right conduct and forbid wrongdoing
No obligation to do the impossible is binding.
To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full...
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.
It shows nobility to be willing to increase your debt to a man to whom...
Ability without honor is useless.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him,...
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with...
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect...
If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I...
Not everyone can see the truth, but he can be it.
It is a peculiarity of the American mind that it regards any excursion into the...