We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
Quote by Seneca
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money
Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by...
Excessive power sees power beyond its power
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
If you wish to be loved; Love!
If you wish to be loved, love
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today?...
The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations; to understand...
True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man; to enjoy the present,...
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond...
Vice may be learnt, even without a teacher
A sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end
Our care should not be to have lived long as to have lived enough.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because...
Laugh at your problems; everybody else does.
No man is free who is a slave to the flesh
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those...
We all need the freedom to die noble in a life that has been unworthy...
As long as I don't write about the government, religion, politics, and other institutions, I...
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being...
No pope ever condemned slavery