Al-Maʿarri: Philosophy quotes
You should test human views and bitterness reaches your lips.
When you beg your fortune to become friends, she turns suddenly your back.
Bacon: Philosophy quotes
A reading makes a person scholarly, a talk makes a person ready-witted
and a habit to make notes makes a person precise.
Boethius: Philosophy quotes
A vice doesnít remain without a punishment, because to be vicious is already a punishment.
Titus Lucretius Carus: Philosophy quotes
You cannot do anything from nothing.
Cicero: Philosophy quotes
Paper wonít blush.
When weapon speaks, the laws keep silence.
Old habits die hard.
It is pleasant to remember difficulties, when they are over.
Descartes: Philosophy quotes
You should long to overcome rather yourself than a fate and to change own
wishes than an order in the world.
Ferdowsi: Philosophy quotes
When an arrow is crooked, she cannot hit the aim.
A custom of the world is so that we donít see in a sea of mysteries the shores.
Baltasar Gracian: Philosophy quotes
It is more valuable a skill to hide your demerits and to transform them
into merits. Caesar hid his bald patch under the laurel wreath.
A skill to govern people is to find a master-key to each person.
The best revenge is oblivion. He buries an enemy in dust his nonentity.
Mediocrity can achieve more with zeal than endowments without it. A
glory buys with difficulty. What is given by ease, it isnít estimated
Thomas Hobbes: Philosophy quotes
A beauty is a promise of happiness.
Michel de Montaigne: Philosophy quotes
Cowardice is the mother of cruelty.
The greatest thing in the world is the ability to belong yourself.
Nobody distributes all money to other, but each of us distributes our
time and life. And it doesnít exist anything that we donít distribute
more wastefully and in this case stinginess could be more useful and
Petrarch: Philosophy quotes
If you cannot be outwardly such person as you want to be, you should
become inwardly such person what you should be.
Seneca: Philosophy quotes
It is better to learn
more than necessary than to learn nothing.
Vices are learned well without a master.
You should use your ears more often than your tongue.
Envy of other people shows how they are unhappy. Their continual attention to othersí behavior shows how they are boring.
Blame from bad people is the same as praise.
You can know something about your talents, only when you use them in practice.
Alcoholism is a voluntary madness.