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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In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
The mass of mankind are evidently slavish in their tastes, preferring a life suitable to...
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit,...
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality...
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for...
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether...
Wit is educated insolence.
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do...
Limits exist only in the mind
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the non-performance...
The body is most fully developed [at] from thirty to thirty-five years of age, the...
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
Wit is cultured insolence.
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Man is by nature a political animal.