The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal.
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To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
Kings are more prone to mistrust the good than the bad; and they are always...
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who...
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious...
They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty,...
In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force...
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find...
Count your blessings.
Our earnest prayer is that God will graciously vouchsafe prosperity, happiness, and peace to all...