There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Quote by Plato
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He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident they came by work.
Knowledge is true opinion.
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.
It's sad, actually, because my anxiety keeps me from enjoying things as much as I should at this age.
Pray thee, spare, thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work.
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
I spend a lot of time reading.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
There's something about music that encourages people to want to know more about the person that made it, and where it was recorded, what year it was done, what they were listening to, and all this kind of stuff. There's something that invites all this obsessive behavior.