The greatest incitement to guilt is the hope of sinning with impunity.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
For every man's nature is concealed with many folds of disguise, and covered as it were with various veils. His brows, his eyes, and very often his countenance, are deceitful, and his speech is most commonly a lie.
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by adversity and not to desert his post.
In everything satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
There is nothing so absurd but some philosopher has said it.
Guilt is present in the very hesitation, even though the deed be not committed
Wickedness consists in the very hesitation about an act, even though it be not perpetrated.
Guilt is present in the very hesitation, even though the deed be not committed.
Let flattery, the handmaid of the vices, be far removed.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.