If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
It shows a brave and resolute spirit not to be agitated in exciting circumstances.
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less with baldness.
For how many things, which for our own sake we should never do, do we perform for the sake of our friends
A man of courage is also full of faith.
Nothing contributes to the entertainment of the reader more, than the change of times and the vicissitudes of fortune.
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
The injuries that befall us unexpectedly are less severe than those which are deliberately anticipated.
Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
While there's life, there's hope.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.
Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.