When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
Quote by Desiderius Erasmus
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too, if I'm not...
Don't give your advice before you are called upon.
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king.
The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood,...
If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will...
Fortune favors the audacious
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even...
Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the...
Man is to man either a god or a wolf.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who...
A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie.
By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.
Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing...
The desire to write grows with writing.
We [poets] set men free from their desires.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Some guys they just give up living, others start dying little by little piece by...
To be a well-favored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read...