Friends show their love in times of trouble.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.
'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
No one is happy all his life long.
No one who lives in error is free.
Much effort, much prosperity.
Better a serpent than a stepmother!
When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
The wavering mind is but a base possession.
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
Impudence is the worst of all human diseases.
He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.
One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
The lucky person passes for a genius.
Luckier than one's neighbor, but still not happy.
Prosperity is full of friends.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
The best of seers is he who guesses well.
It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
The bold are helpless without cleverness.
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
This is slavery, not to speak one's thought.
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes.
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes.
Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.
There is just one life for each of us: our own.
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm; great good fortune comes to failure in the end. All is change; all yields its place and goes; to persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man. The coward despairs.
Your very silence shows you agree.
Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves.
Arm yourself, my heart: the thing that you must do is fearful, yet inevitable.
Leave no stone unturned.
I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees.
The wisest men follow their own direction.
The wisest men follow their own direction
And listen to no prophet guiding them.
None but the fools believe in oracles,
Forsaking their own judgment.
There is the sky, which is all men's together.
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
Do not consider painful what is good for you.