How happy had it been for me had I been slain in the battle. It had been far more noble to have died the victim of the enemy than fall a sacrifice to the rage of my friends.

Most noble is that which is justest, and best is health; but pleasantest is it to win what we love.

The man who does not enjoy doing noble actions is not a good man at all.

Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.

To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.