Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
Brass shines with constant usage, a beautiful dress needs wearing, Leave a house empty, it rots.
Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.
The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.
An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.
The bold adventurer succeeds the best.
Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.
Envy aims very high.
Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks.
There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.
It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.
Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.
I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, 'I believe,' three times.
Art lies by its own artifice.
Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
The gods behold all righteous actions.
What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.