What it is forbidden to be put right becomes lighter by acceptance.
Better to accept whatever happens.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Whatever advice you give, be short.
Anger is momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
In times of stress, be bold and valiant.
Fools, through false shame, conceal their open wounds.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity!
Dare to begin! He who postpones living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
In adversity, remember to keep an even mind.
Anger is a short madness.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
Let him who has enough wish for nothing more.
You will live wisely if you are happy in your lot.
And may I live the remainder of my life ... for myself; may there be plenty of books and many years' store of the fruits of the earth!
One cannot know everything.
The musician who always plays on the same string, is laughed at.