Country Greece
Born Monday, 30 November -0001
Quotes 35
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The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going. Uncategorized
Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen. Uncategorized
Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee. Uncategorized
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing. Uncategorized
If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please. Uncategorized
Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it. Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return. Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return? Uncategorized
Freedom is the right to live as we wish. Uncategorized
Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly. Uncategorized
All philosophy lies in two words, sustain and abstain. Uncategorized
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire. Uncategorized
If you wish to be a writer, write. Uncategorized
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it. Uncategorized
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things. Uncategorized
Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public. Uncategorized
Do not seek to bring things to pass in accordance with your wishes, but wish for them as they are, and you will find them. Uncategorized
It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them. Uncategorized
People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them. Uncategorized
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak. Uncategorized
It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. Uncategorized
Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant. Uncategorized