Anxiety about the future never profits; we feel no evil until it comes, and when we feel it, no counsel helps; wisdom is either too early or too late.
Who is mightier than death? Those who can smile when death threatens.
Category: Death And Dying
Only in dreams does the happiness of the earth dwell.
The fool needs company, the wise solitude.
Category: Fools And Foolishness
Whether joy or sorrowful, the heart needs a double, because a joy shared is doubled and a pain that is shared is divided.
Though you are disappointed is hope; never let hope fail you! Though one door is shut, there are thousands still open to you.
A vulgar mind is proud in prosperity and humble in adversity. A noble mind is humble in prosperity and proud in adversity.
In the perfect wedlock, the man, I should say, is the head, but the woman the heart, with which he cannot dispense.
Between today and tomorrow are graves, and between promising and fulfilling are chasms.
Before everyone stands a image of what he ought to be. So long as he is not that his peace is not complete.
My only wish is that my wishes be at rest.
Category: Wish And Wishing