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
A great step towards independence is good humored stomach
Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.
Abstinence is easier than temperance
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
A multitude of executions discredits a king, as a multitude of funerals a doctor
Nothing is more dishonorable than an old man, heavy with years, who has no other...
So enjoy present pleasures as to not mar those to come.
Fear drives the wretched to prayer
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty
Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days...
If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless...
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because...
While we teach, we learn.
When we are well, we all have good advice for those who are ill.
Even after a bad harvest there must be sowing.
You are beaten to earth? Well, well, what's that? Come up with a smiling face,...
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into...