0 summer friendship, whose flat-tering leaves shadowed us in our prosperity, With the least gust, drop off in the autumn of adversity.
He that would govern others should first be the master of himself.
Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here.
He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity.
I had not to this time subsisted, but that I was supported by your frequent courtesies and favours.
To doubt is worse than to have lost; and to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us.
Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation.
Be wise; soar not too high to fall; but stoop to rise.
True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn.