Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
The whole duty of man is embraced in the two principles of abstinence and patience: temperance in prosperity, and patient courage in adversity.
An action will not be right unless the will be right; for from thence is the action derived. Again, the will will not be right unless the disposition of the mind be right; for from thence comes the will.
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