Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that are called evils, to surrender to them our freedom, in defiance of which we ought to face any suffering.
Quote by Seneca
Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all.
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end
A sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands
Light griefs are plaintive , but great ones are dumb
Laws do not persuade because they threaten
A well-governed appetite is a great part of liberty
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless...
Old age is an incurable disease.
Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination...
Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.
Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue.
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.
If there be anything that can be called genius, it consists chiefly in ability to...
Ridicule is the Burden of Genius.