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
If you wish to be loved, love
He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another
The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.
Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.
The whole world is my native land
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts...
Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
While we teach, we learn.
Nothing is more dishonorable than an old man, heavy with years, who has no other...
Injustice never rules forever
Time heals what reason cannot
God is the universal substance in existing things. He comprises all things. He is the...
Modesty once extinguished knows not how to return
Never give advice - sell it
Whom they have injured they also hate
The willing, Destiny guides them; the unwilling, Destiny drags them
So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.
Voyage, travel, and change of place impart vigor
The only aspect of our travels that is interesting to others is disaster.
My problem with chess was that all my pieces wanted to end the game as...