I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals.
It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend.
The great thieves lead away the little thief.
In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.
I have nothing to ask but that you would remove to the other side, that you may not, by intercepting the sunshine, take from me what you cannot give.