The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is…
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The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my...
It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his...
The gods too are fond of a joke.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
Our account does not rob mathematicians of their science, by disproving the actual existence of...
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control,...
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Education is the best provision for old age.
The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms...
We can do noble acts without ruling the earth and sea
He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of...
In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she...
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity
Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what...
There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving