We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Quote by Seneca
Self Reflection Quotes
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may...
So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.
The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations; to understand...
The willing, Destiny guides them; the unwilling, Destiny drags them
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because...
Vice may be learnt, even without a teacher
Be harsh with yourself at times.
While we teach, we learn.
A good character is the only guarantee of everlasting, carefree happiness.
Fear drives the wretched to prayer
The primary sign of a well-ordered mind is a man's ability to remain in one...
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
No man is free who is a slave to the flesh
Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue.
Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature.
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do...
A sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands
There are some people that will be deterred by the fact that we have nuclear...
Here's to alcohol: the cause of, and answer to, all of life's problems.