He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
Category Archive: 525 BC
It is an ill thing to be the first to bring news of ill.
Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.
God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house.
From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.
Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another’s might.
God’s most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.
Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly.