I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
We cannot control the evil tongues of others but a good life enables us to disregard them.
Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
If you are ruled by mind you are a king; if by body, a slave.
It is thus with farming: if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work
Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Speech is the gift of all, but the thought of few.
Carthage must be destroyed.
After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
The best way to keep good acts in memory is to refresh them with new.
Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.
Even though work stops, expenses run on.
I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.