It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
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.
Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.
Misfortune seldom intrudes upon the wise man; his greatest and highest interests are directed by reason throughout the course of life.
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need.
Both old and young alike ought to seek wisdom: the former in order that, as age comes over him, he may be young in good things because of the grace of what has been, and the latter in order that, while he is young, he may at the same time be old, because he has no fear of the things which are to come.