The primary sign of a well-ordered mind is a man's ability to remain in one place and linger in his own company
Quote by Seneca
Advice is worth what you pay for it
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
Fear drives the wretched to prayer
The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut...
A sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands
Leisure without literature is death and burial alive.
No one is laughable who laughs at himself.
If you wish to be loved, love
He who is brave is free.
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts...
He who profits by a crime commits it
The belly will not listen to advice
All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today?...
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes...
Man at his birth is content with a little milk and a piece of flannel:...
I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the...
You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round...
Let us not say, every man is the architect of his own fortune; but let...