We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error.
Like associates with like.
Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he...
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other...
So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to...
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
By doubting we come at truth.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Next to God we are nothing. To God we are Everything.
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without...
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason...
I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
A letter does not blush.
Whatever you do, do with all your might.
The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.