To my great-grandfather I owed the advice to dispense with the education of the schools and have good masters at home instead - and to realize that no expense should be grudged for this purpose.
Quote by Marcus Aurelius
Poverty is the mother of crime.
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing...
Life is a warfare and a stranger's sojourn, and after fame is oblivion.
Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
The flaw which is hidden is deemed greater than it is
The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly,...
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.
There is no glory in outstripping donkeys
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To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution.
There are three classes into which all the women past seventy that ever I knew...
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that...
You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an...
For all their compliments do verses pay? They mayn't, yet these same poems make me...
Don't let people's compliments get to your head and don't let their criticism get your...
You'll get a lot more compliments for working out than you will for sleeping in.
Women are so much in love with compliments that rather than want them, they will...