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A friend is, as it were, a second self.   Life
A letter does not blush.   Life
A man of courage is also full of faith.   Life
A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.   Life
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.   Life
Ability without honor is useless.   Life
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to incr...   Age
All pain is either severe or slight, if slight, it is easily endured; ...   Life
An unjust peace is better than a just war.   Life
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a f...   Life
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I...   Age
Before beginning, plan carefully.   Life
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.   Life
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or ...   Life
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and hono...   Life
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.   Life
Empire and liberty.   Life
Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how m...   Life
Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.   Life
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we ...   Life
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of ou...   Life
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.   Life
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all t...   Life
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and disc...   Life
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to desp...   Life
Hatred is inveterate anger.   Life
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openl...   Life
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do noth...   Life
Honor is the reward of virtue.   Life
I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised...   Life
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.   Life
I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.   Life
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied wi...   Life
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.   Life
If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.   Life
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.   Life
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good rema...   Life
In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is ...   Life
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should...   Life
In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.   Life
In everything, satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.   Life
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what y...   Life
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be m...   Life
It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool persevere...   Life
Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the s...   Life
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no ...   Life
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather...   Life
Laws are silent in time of war.   Life
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our ene...   Life
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the ...   Life
Like associates with like.   Life
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with bra...   Life
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.   Life
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and...   Life
Nature abhors annihilation.   Life
Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.   Life
Never injure a friend, even in jest.   Life
No one can give you better advice than yourself.   Life
No sane man will dance.   Life
Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.   Life
Nor has he spent his life badly who has passed it in privacy.   Life
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfuln...   Life
Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.   Life
Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.   Life
Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than...   Life
Oh, the times! Oh, the manners!   Life
One who sees the Supersoul accompanying the individual soul in all bod...   Life
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.   Life
Peace is liberty in tranquillity.   Life
People do not understand what a great revenue economy is.   Life
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.   Life
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.   Life
Since an intelligence common to us all makes things known to us and fo...   Life
So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to tru...   Life
Sweet is the memory of past troubles.   Life
That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.   Life
The budget should be balanced. Public debt should be reduced. The arro...   Life
The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its int...   Life
The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.   Life
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.   Life
The good of the people is the greatest law.   Life
The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.   Life
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing p...   Life
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.   Life
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.   Life
The magistrates are the ministers for the laws, the judges their inter...   Life
The more laws, the less justice.   Life
The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in o...   Life
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.   Life
The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between t...   Life
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.   Life
The sinews of war, a limitless supply of money.   Life
The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the st...   Life
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.   Life
There is not only an art, but an eloquence in it.   Life
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said ...   Life
This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come fort...   Life
Thrift is of great revenue.   Life
Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature.   Life
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain alwa...   Life
To live is to think.   Life
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flo...   Life
True nobility is exempt from fear.   Life
Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation a...   Life
We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is ...   Life
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect th...   Life
We think a happy life consists in tranquility of mind.   Life
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.   Life
What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear to him as his...   Life
What is thine is mine, and all mine is thine.   Life
What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of th...   Life
What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with...   Life
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing l...   Life
Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being wit...   Life
When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach t...   Life
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.   Life
While there's life, there's hope.   Life
You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself.   Life