Resistance to oppression is second nature.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
Time heals what reason cannot
Abstinence is easier than temperance
There are more things, Lucilius, that frighten us than injure us, and we suffer more in imagination than in reality
Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
Whatever begins, also ends.
Human affairs are like a chess-game: only those who do not take it seriously can be called good players. Life is like an earthen pot: only when it is shattered, does it manifest its emptiness.
Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.
It is extreme evil to depart from the company of the living before you die.
The whole world is my native land.