Who then is free? The wise who can command his passions, who fears not want, nor death, nor chains, firmly resisting his appetites and despising the honors of the world, who relies wholly on himself, whose angular points of character…
Quote by Horace
Happy he who far from business, like the primitive are of mortals, cultivates with his...
Nothing is swifter than rumor.
Nature is not cruel, pitilessly, indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans...
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not...
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
Think to yourself that every day is your last
Virtue, dear friend, needs no defense, The surest guard is innocence: None knew, till guilt...
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
A word, once sent abroad, flies irrevocably.
O imitators, you slavish herd!
Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
Acquittal of the guilty damns the judge.
Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's wall is ablaze.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at...
If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.
It is an undoubted truth, that the less one has to do, the less time...
The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.