Politeness is the first thing people lose once they get the power.
Be a worthy worker and work will come.
Great losses are great lessons.
Take care of your costume and your confidence will take care of itself.
The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
All worries are less with wine.
Music shouldn't be just a tune, it should be a touch.
War is not just the shower of bullets and bombs from both sides, it is also the shower of blood and bones on both sides.
Father has a strengthening character like the sun and mother has a soothing temper like the moon.
If you can't impress them with your argument, impress them with your actions.
The decision is your own voice, an opinion is the echo of someone else's voice.
Health is hearty, health is harmony, health is happiness.
If thinking should precede acting, then acting must succeed thinking.
In your name, the family name is at last because it's the family name that lasts.
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible
From this point of view, science - the real game in town - is rhetoric, a series of efforts to persuade relevant social actors that one's manufactured knowledge is a route to a desired form of very objective power.
History never repeats itself, historians do.
Fail soon so that you can succeed sooner.
Today it is cheaper to start a business than tomorrow.