The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal.
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The higher your station, the less your liberty.
They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty,...
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.
In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force...
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast,...
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds...
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
The love of fame puts spurs to the mind
Hitch your wagon to a star.
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.