Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.
Quote by Thomas Browne
We carry within us the wonders we seek without us.
Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of...
It is we that are blind, not fortune.
Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them.
As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.
It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there...
Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.
Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.
Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of...
Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.
Death is the cure for all diseases.
There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of...
Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us.
Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.
A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and...
We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.
All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves?...
Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.
Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.