The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing.
Quote by Herodotus
A man calumniated is doubly injured - first by him who utters the calumny, and...
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
The destiny of man is in his own soul.
He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything...
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at...
Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.
The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others,...
Do you see how the god always hurls his bolts at the greatest houses and...
The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.
Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have...
Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate.
One should always look to the end of everything, how it will finally come out....
The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.
In soft regions are born soft men.
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.