The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations; to understand and do our duties to God and man, and to enjoy the present without any serious dependence on the future
Quote by Seneca
It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are...
Excessive power sees power beyond its power
A good character is the only guarantee of everlasting, carefree happiness.
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination...
If you wish to be loved; Love!
The courts of kings are full of men, empty of friends.
Light griefs are plaintive , but great ones are dumb
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an...
Death ne'er can fail the man who wills to die.
He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another
We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be...
Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance;...
Leisure without literature is death and burial alive.
Laugh at your problems; everybody else does.
Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today?...
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.