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.
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.
Light cares speak, great ones are speechless. -Curae leves loquuntur ingentes stupent
The stomach begs and clamors, and listens to no precepts. And yet it is not an obdurate creditor; for it is dismissed with small payment if you give it only what you owe, and not as much as you can.
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