We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
Quote by Sallust
Kings are more prone to mistrust the good than the bad; and they are always...
In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue,...
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart...
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.
In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force...
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.
Fame is like a shaved pig with a greased tail, and it is only after...
In the future we'll all have 15 minutes of fame and 15 minutes of healthcare.
Great dancers aren't great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.