Love conquers all.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar – that I call an achievement.
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
The good of other times let people state; I think it lucky I was born so late.
If a man’s fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal.
He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.
None but himself can be his parallel.
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
Labor diligently to increase your property.