Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
Quote by Horace
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It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
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.
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
We are free to yield to truth.
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death.
Anger is a short madness.
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.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Anything that isn't opposed by about 40 percent of humanity is either an evil business or so unimportant that it simply doesn't matter.
Politicians also have a love affair with the 'small business exemption.' Too much paperwork? Too heavy a burden? Not enough time? Just exempt small businesses from the rule. It sounds so pro-growth. Instead it's an admission that the costs of a regulation just can't be justified.
No one is guaranteed happiness. You can pursue it, but if you happen to find success along the way on that road to happiness, Conservatives believe you should not be demonized or penalized for it.
I spend a lot of time reading.
Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.
The future you shall know when it has come before then forget it.
I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.
I'd love it if American kids were listening to Muslim music.
The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.