Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Quote by Horace
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He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.
You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it those who have, fear it.
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.
Isn't it amazing that we are all made in God's image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?
The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on science and art are as well.
The power of the American system of republicanism lies in its capacity to allow religious belief to be a competing, not a controlling, factor in American life.
We have to get control of our borders. You can only do that if you make companies obey the law and not hire undocumented or illegals. They can only do that is if they have a Social Security Card that has biometrics so they know whether the person is legal or not.
Love begets love, love knows no rules, this is the same for all.
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts.
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.