Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
How base a thing it is when a man will struggle with necessity! We have to die.
Let a man accept his destiny. No pity and no tears.
Try first thyself, and after call in God, For to the worker God himself lends aid.
All is change; all yields its place and goes.
It was my tongue that swore; my heart is unsworn.
One man; two loves. No good ever comes of that.
This is courage ... to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends.
To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage. The coward despairs.
A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.
The coward despairs.
Slight not what is near though aiming at what is far.
Sufficiency's enough for men of sense.
1 loathe a friend ... who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief.
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.
Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
I would prefer as a friend a good man who is ignorant than one more clever who is evil, too.
Try thyself first, and after call in God. For to the worker God himself lends aid.
Happiness is brief It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
That man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of a life.