Kindness gives birth to kindness.
There is no witness so terrible-no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life
If you have committed iniquity, you must expect to suffer; for vengeance with its sacred light shines upon you.
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?
A trifle is often pregnant with high importance; the prudent man neglects no circumstance.
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life
There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune.
Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.
Ignorant men don’t know what good they hold in their hands until they’ve flung it away.
The long unmeasured pulse of time moves everything. There is nothing hidden that it cannot bring to light, nothing once known that may not become unknown.
A lie never lives to be old.
Rather throw away that which is dearest to you, your own life, than turn away a good friend.
Who feels no ills, should, therefore, fear them; and when fortune smiles, be doubly cautious, lest destruction come remorseless on him, and he fall unpitied.
Topics: Prosperity, Success & Failure
Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than man; the power that crosses the white sea, driven by the stormy wind, making a path under surges that threaten to engulf him…
Topics: Knowledge, Wonder
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom;
No wisdom but in submission to the gods.
Big words are always punished,
And proud men in old age learn to be wise.
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- Heraclitus Ancient Greek Philosopher
- Xenocrates Greek Philosopher, Scientist
- Homer Ancient Greek Poet
- Epictetus Ancient Greek Philosopher
- Bias of Priene Greek Orator
- Aristotle Ancient Greek Philosopher
- Plotinus Ancient Greek Philosopher, Mystic
- Plato Ancient Greek Philosopher
- Epicurus Greek Philosopher