It is not goodness to be better than the worst. -Bonitas non est pessimis esse meliorem
Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)
Contributed by: Zaady
Mere life is not a blessing, but to live well.
It does not matter how many books you have, but how good the books are which you have.
Source: H. Eves Return to Mathematical Circles, Boston: Prindle, Weber and Schmidt, 1988.
It is well to be born either a king or a fool.
Love of bustle is not industry.
Nothing is so bitter that a calm mind cannot find comfort in it.
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
It goes far toward making a man faithful to let him understand that you think him so; and he that does but suspect I will deceive him, gives me a sort of right to do so.
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