What can be more stupid than to be in pain about future things and absent ones which at present are not felt?
Category Archive: Italian
The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
The man of character is the persistent man, the man who is faithful to his own word, his own convictions, his own affections.
We see that pedantry has never been held in such esteem for the government of the world as in our times, and it offers as many paths of the true intelligible species and objects of infallible and sole truth as there are individual pedants.
O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race.
You shall find out how salt is the taste of another man’s bread, and how hard is the way up and down another man’s stairs.
The day of fortune is like a harvest day, We must be busy when the corn is ripe.
The hand is, in the highest degree, a human characteristic. It is man’s organ of grasp and of the sense of touch, while in animals these two functions are relegated to the mouth.
Nature is the art of God.