Making The Right Cut

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Terence Quotes

"As a person is so must you humor them."

"Children should be led into the right paths, not by severity, but by persuasion."

"Extreme law is often extreme injustice."

"For you to ask advice on the rules of love is no better than to ask advice on the rules of madness."

"Fortune favors the brave."

"He makes a great mistake... who supposes that authority is firmer or better established when it is founded by force than that which is welded by affection."

"How often things occur by mere chance which we dared not even hope for."

"How unfair the fate which ordains that those who have the least should be always adding to the treasury of the wealthy."

"Human nature is so constituted, that all see and judge better in the affairs of other men than in their own."

"I am a human being; nothing human can be alien to me."

"I am a man, and whatever concerns humanity is of interest to me."

"I am human and let nothing human be alien to me."

"I believe because it is impossible."

"I do not give money for just mere hopes."

"I hold this as a rule of life: too much of anything is bad."

"I take it to be a principle rule of life, not to be too much addicted to any one thing."

"In fact nothing is said that has not been said before."

"Lovers quarrels are the renewal of love."

"Many a time from a bad beginning great friendships have sprung up."

"Moderation in all things."

"Nothing is said that has not been said before."

"Nowadays those are rewarded who make right appear wrong."

"Of my friends I am the only one left."

"Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist."

"Riches get their value from the mind of the possessor; they are blessings to those who know how to use them, and curses to those who do not."

"She ne'er was really charming till she died."

"So many men, so many opinions; everyone his own way."

"So many men, so many opinions."

"The anger of lovers renews their love."

"Their silence is praise enough."

"There is a demand in these days for men who can make wrong appear right."

"They are so knowing, that they know nothing."

"They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head."

"This I consider to be a valuable principle in life: Do no thing in excess."

"To touch a sore is to renew one's grief."

"Too much liberty corrupts us all."

"We are all of us the worse for too much liberty."

"What a grand thing it is to be clever and have common sense."

"What harsh judges fathers are to all young men!"

"Where there's life, there's hope."

"While the mind is in doubt it is driven this way and that by a slight impulse."

"You believe easily that which you hope for earnestly."

"You can take a chance with any man who pays his bills on time."

"You're a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it."