Even virtue is fairer when it appears in a beautiful person.
Is there any pleasure in anger? Yes, if the fire of my anger appeases the ashes of my friends.
Better times perhaps await us who are now wretched.
Each of us bears his own Hell.
Love begets love, love knows no rules, this is same for all.
As the twig is bent the tree inclines.
Endure the present, and watch for better things.
Fortune favours the bold.
Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly.
Passion and strife bow down the mind.
What region of the earth is not full of our calamities?
Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.
The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.
Age carries all things away, even the mind.
Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes.
Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things.
Cease to think that the decrees of the gods can be changed by prayers.
It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.
A fault is fostered by concealment.
Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.