The burden which is well borne becomes light.
A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow.
The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting.
Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.
All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.
Thou seest how sloth wastes the sluggish body, as water is corrupted unless it moves.
Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.
The prayers of cowards fortune spurns.
Love is a credulous thing.
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.
The heavier crop is ever in others' fields.
Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.
Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference; add that to cunning, and it is knavery.
Ah me! Love can not be cured by herbs.
Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.
Daring is not safe against daring men.
Against the bold, daring is unsafe.