But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that he has bred sorrows for himself, and furnishes laughter for his enemies.
Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.
In darkness one may be ashamed of what one does, without the shame of disgrace.
Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
If i am young and wrong, then you are right. But if i am young, and right. What does my age matter?
There’s nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
A man, though wise, should never be ashamed of learning more, and must unbend his mind.
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…
Rather throw away that which is dearest to you, your own life, than turn away a good friend.
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