True wisdom consists in not departing from nature and in molding our conduct according to her laws and model
Quote by Seneca
He is most powerful who has power over himself
There is no delight in owning anything unshared.
Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that...
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today?...
Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow
The belly will not listen to advice
The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations; to understand...
The belly will not listen to advice.
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
I am like a book, with pages that have stuck together for want of use:...
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an...
Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination...
The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be...
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money.
Do not let loyalty and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck, write them...
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism...
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for...