Socrates thought and so do I that the wisest theory about the gods is no theory at all.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books, They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Category: Thoughts And Thinking
A man should ever be ready booted to take his journey.
Category: Travel And Tourism
I tell the truth, not as much as I would like to, but as much as I dare. I dare more and more as I grow older.
Those things that are dearest to us have cost us the most.
The honor of the conquest is rated by the difficulty.
From Obedience and submission comes all our virtues, and all sin is comes from self-opinion.
Of all the benefits which virtue confers on us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest.
There is no man so good, who, were he to submit all his thoughts and actions to the laws, would not deserve hanging ten times in his life.
Virtue craves a steep and thorny path.
Virtue rejects facility to be her companion. She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way.
We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.
Wisdom hath her excesses, and no less need of moderation than folly.
Wise people are foolish if they cannot adapt to foolish people.
All the world knows me in my book, and may book in me.
Category: Writers And Writing