We are the buffoons of our children.
Anger represents a certain power, when a great mind, prevented from executing its own generous desires, is moved by it.
I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.
Topics: Hate, Romance, The Truth, Cause, Lies, Truth, Love
Angry men are blind and foolish, for reason at such a time takes flight and, in her absence, wrath plunders all the riches of the intellect, while the judgment remains the prisoner of its own pride.
A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart.
Topics: Resolve, Endurance, Perseverance
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