Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
The best of healers is good cheer.
Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen.
Success for the striver washes away the effort of striving.
Skills vary with the man. We must... strive by that which is born in us.