I wonder that a soothsayer doesn’t laugh whenever he sees another soothsayer
We are in bondage to the law so that we might be free
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error
Time destroys the speculations of man, but it confirms the judgment of nature
The life of the dead is set in the memory of the living.
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in doing good to their fellow men
If the truth were self-evident, eloquence would be unnecessary.
No man is so old as to think he can’t live one more year
There is no one so old as to not think they may live a day longer.
We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues
I swear I would rather be wrong with Plato than see the truth with men like these.
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
The countenance is the portrait of the mind, the eyes are its informers
To disregard what the world thinks of us is not only arrogant but utterly shameless.