He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.
Love-quarrels oft in pleasing concord end.
For what can war, but endless war, still breed?
The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.
Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk.