O accursed hunger of gold, to what dost thou not compel human hearts!
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.
While we are making up our minds as to when we shall begin, the opportunity is lost.
Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example.
The old Romans all wished to have a king over them because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom.
No one is more miserable than the person who wills everything and can do nothing.
It is less difficult to bear misfortunes than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
Their rage supplies them with weapons.
Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.
Don’t think, just do.