Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
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He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who...
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.
To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.
Before you act, consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find...
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force...
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
The higher your station, the less your liberty.
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...