There are some who praise a man free from disease; to me no man who is poor seems free from disease but to be constantly sick.
Quote by Sophocles
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is...
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
Quick decisions are unsafe decisions.
Death is not the greatest of evils; it is worse to want to die, and...
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend...
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman's excellence?
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
A wise doctor does not mutter incantations over a sore that needs the knife.
No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives...
Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.
Silence is an ornament for women.
Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
None love the messenger who brings bad news.
To him who is in fear everything rustles.
Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
It is a base thing for a man among the people not to obey those...
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things...