Better do a little well, than a great deal badly.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
The Ancient oracle said I was the wisest of all the Greeks. It is because I alone, of all the Greeks, know that I know nothing.
He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them.
Virtue is the beauty, and vice the deformity, of the soul.
See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river, and see all.
If thou continuest to take delight in idle argumentation thou mayest be qualified to combat with the sophists, but will never know how to live with men.
All men’s souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.