The spirit in which a thing is given determines that in which the debt is acknowledged; it's the intention, not the face-value of the gift, that's weighed
Quote by Seneca
Women give nothing to friendship except what they borrow from love.
He who is brave is free.
A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
Life without the courage for death is slavery
It is extreme evil to depart from the company of the living before you die
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty
Abstinence is easier than temperance
The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut...
True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity
Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
If wisdom were offered me with this restriction, that I should keep it close and...
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor,...
If you wish to be loved, love
Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an...
People do not care how nobly they live, only how long, despite the fact that...
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today?...
Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a...
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.