Quotes by Roman authors
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
In comparing various authors with one another, I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest writers have transcribed, word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment.
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.
May nothing entice me till I happily make my way to Jesus Christ! Fire, cross, struggles with wild beasts, wrenching of bones, mangling of limbs - let them come to me, provided only I make my way to Jesus Christ.
Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.
Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied.
Sweet it is, when on the high seas the winds are lashing the waters, to gaze from the land on another's struggles.
Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.
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