We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
Quote by Seneca
Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an...
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
There is no evil that does not promise inducements. Avarice promises money; luxury, a varied...
Life without the courage for death is slavery
Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that...
The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.
No man is free who is a slave to the flesh
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
The belly will not listen to advice
Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow
Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.
Man at his birth is content with a little milk and a piece of flannel:...
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money.
If you wish to be loved, love
Nothing is more dishonorable than an old man, heavy with years, who has no other...
Economy is too late at the bottom of the purse
There are none more abusive to others than they that lie most open to it...
Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.
And there was no reason for them to be dancing the Peter Lake could see,...
Night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir tree.