Why should we strive, with cynic frown, to knock their fairy castles down?
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?
Men should strive to think much and know little.
I think it is the height of ignorance to believe that the sexual act is an independent function necessary like sleeping or eating. Seeing, therefore, that I did not desire more children, I began to strive after self-control. There was endless difficulty in the task.
I strive to be brief, and I become obscure.
Each must in virtue strive for to excel; That man lives twice that lives the first life well.
We should strive to be employed in such a way that we don’t realize that what we’re doing is work.
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
God always strives together with those who strive.