One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
I will suffer nothing as great as death without glory.
Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
It is not death that a man should fear, but rather he should fear never beginning to live.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
And by a prudent flight and cunning save A life which valour could not, from the grave. A better buckler I can soon regain, But who can get another life again?
Comedy aims at representing men as worse, Tragedy as better than in actual life.
Each day acquire something that will fortify you against poverty,
against death, indeed against other misfortunes as well; and after you have run over many thoughts, select
one to be thoroughly digested that day