Like associates with like.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
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Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.
What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with all his might.
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
The mansion should not be graced by its master, the master should grace the mansion.
Great is the power, great is the authority of a senate that is unanimous in its opinions.
No well-informed person ever imputed inconsistency to another for changing his mind.
No one can be brave who considers pain to be the greatest evil in life, or can they be temperate who considers pleasure to be the highest good.
A man of courage is also full of faith.
It shows a brave and resolute spirit not to be agitated in exciting circumstances.
Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are under some force or necessity of honestly paying what they owe to one another.