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
There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied...
The courts of kings are full of men, empty of friends.
It is the constant fault and inseparable evil quality of ambition, that it never looks...
While we teach, we learn.
Vice may be learnt, even without a teacher
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
True wisdom consists in not departing from nature and in molding our conduct according to...
To forgive all is as inhuman as to forgive none
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because...
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond...
Never give advice - sell it
The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.
Time heals what reason cannot
Injustice never rules forever
Live with men as if God saw you; converse with God as if men heard...
The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut...
The fear in being great is the return to mediocrity but if you grow with...
We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count.