A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant.

Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends.

He who dreads hostility too much is unfit to rule.

Time discovers truth.

When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca