Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse than the disease and is a physician unskilled about misfortunes.
Quote by Sophocles
Without labor nothing prospers.
Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still...
There is a point at which even justice does injury.
To live without evil belongs only to the gods.
No lie ever reaches old age.
I would rather miss the mark acting well than win the day acting basely.
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the...
The ideal condition would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct; but...
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be when there's no help in the truth.
Success is dependent on effort.
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his...
If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: Thou shalt not...
Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives...
For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil...
Enemies' gifts are no gifts and do no good.
Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country, I rate him nowhere.