True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man; to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence on the future; not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears, but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is…
Quote by Seneca
I am like a book, with pages that have stuck together for want of use:...
He who is brave is free.
Life is neither a good nor an evil: it is a field for good and...
To wish to be well is a part of becoming well
There is no delight in owning anything unshared.
We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all.
Voyage, travel, and change of place impart vigor
Even after a bad harvest there must be sowing.
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may...
He is most powerful who has power over himself
A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
The worse a person is the less he feels it.
Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature.
There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied...
Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that...
To forgive all is as inhuman as to forgive none
The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.
If it were (Is it not) outrageous that society should treat with such rigid precision...
A poor man is shunned by all his relatives - how much more do his...
If men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.