Marcus Tullius Cicero
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
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Advice in old age is foolish for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.
An unjust peace is better than a just war.
That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.
We are a people that have always celebrated other people's success so long as we always had the opportunity to meet that success ourselves. That is the American nature. That is the American character. That is one of the things that makes us different from the rest of the world. And I'm afraid we could lose that or are on the verge of losing that.
All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.
The perennial conviction that those who work hard and play by the rules will be rewarded with a more comfortable present and a stronger future for their children faces assault from just about every direction. That great enemy of democratic capitalism, economic inequality, is real and growing.
God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he'll be there.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Fighting a distraction is getting distracted.
No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things.
I can't get my knickers in a twist about my age and ageing in an industry that caters to the ids of 14-year-olds.
All those involved in the construction of an architectural design, from the architect to the builder, have an attachment to the architecture, although it's difficult to quantify the attachment.
He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.