The wrongdoer is more unfortunate than the man wronged.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Coition is a slight attack of apoplexy. For man gushes forth from man, and is separated by being torn apart with a kind of blow.
Man is a universe in little.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The animal needing something knows how much it needs, the man does not.
The brave man is not only he who overcomes the enemy, but he who is stronger than pleasures. Some men are masters of cities, but are enslaved to women.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The laws would not prevent each man from living according to his inclination, unless individuals harmed each other; for envy creates the beginning of strife.
The man who is fortunate in his choice of son-in-law gains a son; the man unfortunate in his choice loses his daughter also.