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"As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death."

He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.

Intellectual passion dries out sensuality.

Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.

When you are alone you are all your own.

Truth here makes Falsehood torment lying tongues

Shun those studies in which the work that results dies with the worker.

He who takes the snake by the tail will presently be bitten by it

Ask counsel of him who rules himself well.

Where there is most feeling, there is the greatest martyrdom

Envy wounds with false accusations, that is with detraction, a thing which scares virtue.

We are deceived by promises and time disappoints us ...

Fear arises sooner than any thing else.

The grave will fall in upon him who digs it.

He who does not punish evil commands it to be done

Envy wounds with false accusations, that is with detraction, a thing which scares virtue.

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”

“A well-spent day brings happy sleep”

“You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself.”

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.”