Knowledge must come through action you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.
Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good That lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise.
It is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.
Death is not the worst thing rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish.
Death is not the worst rather, in vain To wish for death, and not to compass it.
Money There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be When there's no help in truth
The ideal condition Would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct But since we are all likely to go astray, The reasonable thing is to learn from those who can teach.
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.
To err from the right path is common to mankind.
Rash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply on days beyond it for tomorrow is not, until today is past.
Truly, to tell lies is not honorable but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable.
For God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues.
I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either.
Numberless are the world's wonders, but none More wonderful than man.
Of all human ills, greatest is fortune's wayward tyranny.
How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong
Show me the man who keeps his house in hand, He's fit for public authority.
Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.
No man loves life like him that's growing old.