Greek philosopher (341 BC - 270 BC)
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The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.
Categorized under Adversity
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.
Categorized under Wealth
Death is nothing to us, since when we are, death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for.
Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed.
The man least dependent upon the morrow goes to meet the morrow most cheerfully.
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.