What you cannot enforce, do not command.
Quote by Sophocles
For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die and is not...
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Every man can see things far off but is blind to what is near.
Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.
There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells...
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; That word is...
Not even old age knows how to love death.
Wise thinkers prevail everywhere.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
I see the state of all of us who live, nothing more than phantoms or...
Silence is an ornament for women.
Men may know many things by seeing; but no prophet can see before the event,...
No man loves the bearer of bad tidings.
Old age and the passage of time teach all things.
The ideal condition would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct; but...
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the...
Education can't make us all leaders, but it can teach us which leader to follow.
Instinct is action taken in pursuance of a purpose, but without conscious perception of what...
Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities -...
We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but...