Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort.
If you wish to be a writer, write.
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, Will never rise to fight again.
If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.
We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
There is nothing good or evil save in the will.
When the state is most corrupt, then the laws are most multiplied.
No great thing is created suddenly.
If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.