The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it, therefore, while it lasts, and not spend it to no purpose.
Quote by Plutarch
All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them,...
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial...
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
Rest: the sweet sauce of labor
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he...
A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech
Reason speaks and feeling bites
Neither blame or praise yourself.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors...
When the candles are out all women are fair
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
Character is simply habit long continued.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one...
Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.
The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them...
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to...