The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth.
Quote by Seneca
No man is free who is a slave to the flesh
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity
It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare...
The whole world is my native land
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do...
The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.
Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow
He who profits by a crime commits it
That grief is light which can take counsel.
Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless...
Excessive power sees power beyond its power
Never give advice - sell it
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an...
Time discovers truth.
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today?...
Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more...
Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in...
Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.