To touch a sore is to renew one’s grief.
So many men, so many opinions
No man was ever endowed with a judgment so correct and judicious, but that circumstances, time, and experi ence, would teach him something new, and apprise him that of those things with which he thought himself the best acquainted, he knew nothing; and that those ideas which in theory appeared the most advantageous were found, when brought into practice, to be altogether impracticable.
Nothing is so difficult but that it may be found out by seeking.
As a person is so must you humor them.
He makes a great mistake… who supposes that authority is firmer or better established when it is founded by force than that which is welded by affection.
I hold this as a rule of life: Too much of anything is bad.
You’re a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it.
Of all mankind each loves himself the best.
- Cato the Elder (Marcus Porcius Cato) Roman Statesman, Orator
- Pliny the Younger Ancient Roman Lawyer
- Martial Ancient Roman Latin Poet
- Marcus Manilius Roman Poet
- Virgil Roman Poet
- Persius Roman Poet
- Seneca the Younger (Lucius Annaeus Seneca) Roman Philosopher
- Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) Roman Poet
- Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Roman Poet
- Juvenal Roman Poet