Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Quote by Horace
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The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
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.
Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it those who have, fear it.
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
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.
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
Life is largely a matter of expectation.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
There is a story of thousand words behind every poem.
People can try to reinvent themselves. I don't think you can really change who you are, though, because who you are is pretty much where you came from and what you've done up to now.
Men and women who know the brutal reality of war, who know that war strips people of their very humanity, must unite in a new global partnership for peace.
The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future.
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.
The day I accepted how different I was from the others, was the day I realised how special I was in a lifetime.
When we see the face of a child, we think of the future. We think of their dreams about what they might become, and what they might accomplish.
As long as I tell the truth I feel that nobody can touch me.