For the sake of one good action a hundred evil ones should be forgotten
Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring
He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
So long as a man is angry he cannot be in the right
Crows everywhere are equally black
A good dog does not block the road
Those who have free seats at a play hiss first
Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.
A book holds a house of gold
A bride received into the home is like a horse that you have just bought; you break her in by constantly mounting her and continually beating her
To open a shop is easy, to keep it open is an art
Distance tests a horse's strength. Time reveals a person's character.
He who praises me on all occasions is a fool who despises me or a knave who wishes to cheat me
Every child born, has innate goodness.
A country where flowers are priced so as to make them a luxury has yet to learn the first principles of civilization
In the midst of great joy do not promise to give a man anything; in the midst of great anger do not answer a man's letter
It is harder to be poor without complaining than to be rich without boasting
We are not so much concerned if you are slow as when you come to a halt
Politeness wins the confidence of princes
Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
A single conversation across the table with a wise person is worth a month's study of books
To violate the law is the same crime in the emperor as in the subject
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion
Do not employ handsome servants