A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs.
Justice... is a kind of compact not to harm or be harmed.
The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need.
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.
It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.
Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.
It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet,than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Of all the things which wisdom acquires to produce the blessedness of the complete life far the greatest is the possession of Friendship.
The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship
We cannot live pleasantly without living wisely and nobly and righteously
Those who tell the young man to live well and the old man to die well is nothing but a fool, not only for what life has in happiness to both young and old, but also for one must be careful in live honestly as well as die honestly.
Only the just man enjoys peace of mind
The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
The man least dependent upon the morrow goes to meet the morrow most cheerfully
Thus that which is the most awful of evils, death, is nothing to us, since when we exist there is no death, and when there is death we do not exist
There is nothing to fear from gods, There is nothing to feel in death, Good can be attained, Evil can be endured
Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not
Why should I fear death If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not
It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.