Quotes by Lucius Accius Telephus

Is demum miser est, cuius nobilitas miserias nobilitat. (Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.)

Lucius Accius Telephus

Other Great Authors


There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

Seneca

Learning to draw is really a matter of learning to see -- to see correctly -- and that means a good deal more than merely looking with the eye.

Kimon Nicolaides

We are not put on earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are there always for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you.

Jeff Warner

I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.

Ralph Ellison, The Invisible Man

Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.

Frank Herbert

They were so strong in their beliefs that there came a time when it hardly mattered what exactly those beliefs were they all fused into a single stubbornness.

Louise Erdrich »

You ask me why I do not write something....I think one's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and into actions which bring results.

Florence Nightingale »