Consider that thou dost not even understand whether men are doing wrong or not, for many things are done with a certain reference to circumstance. And, in short, a man must learn a great deal to enable him to pass a correct judgment on another man's acts.
When men are inhuman, take care not to feel towards them as they do towards other humans
Let men see, let them know, a real man, who lives as he was meant to live.
Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.
Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.
Is any man afraid of change Why what can take place without change What then is more pleasing or more suitable to the universal nature.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
You wish to appear, Cotta, a pretty man and a great man at one and the same time but he who is a pretty man, Cotta, is a very small man
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Men exist for the sake of one another.
I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.
It is false to say that you are a vicious man, Zoilus you are not a vicious man, you are vice itself
A man should be upright, not be kept upright.
Where a man can live, he can also live well.
Though you break your heart, men will go on as before
A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
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