Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
Quote by Sophocles
A wise doctor does not mutter incantations over a sore that needs the knife.
Who seeks shall find.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die and is not...
I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
To live without evil belongs only to the gods.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is...
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his...
But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that...
Isn't it the sweetest mockery to mock our enemies?
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of...
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
To him who is in fear everything rustles.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend...
Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a...
You should not consider a man's age but his acts.
No treaty is ever an impediment to a cheat.
Whoever lives among many evils just as I, how can dying not be a source...