One should write not unskillfully in the running hand, be able to sing in a pleasing voice, and keep good time to music; and, lastly, a man should not refuse a little wine when it is pressed upon him.
To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations—such is a pleasure beyond compare.
Topics: Solitude, Books, Reading
A man who studies wisdom, even insincerely, should be called wise.
Ambition never comes to an end.