Whatever a poet writes with enthusiasm and a divine inspiration is very fine. Earliest reference to the madness or divine nspiration of poets.
Life unexamined, is not worth living.
Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity
If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.
Nothing is more real than nothing.
To do all the talking and not be willing to listen is a form of greed.
One great, difference between a wise man and a fool is, the former only wishes for what he may possibly obtain; the latter desires impossibilities.
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Nature and education are somewhat similar. The latter transforms man, and in so doing creates a second nature.
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