Wherever you encounter truth, look upon it as Christianity.
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s.
This type of man who is devoted to the study of wisdom is always most unlucky in everything, and particularly when it comes to procreating children; I imagine this is because Nature wants to ensure that the evils of wisdom shall not spread further throughout mankind.
Time takes away the grief of men.
No Man is wise at all Times, or is without his blind Side.
Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first. What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age?
Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
Man is to man either a god or a wolf.
Whether a party can have much success without a woman present I must ask others to decide, but one thing is certain, no party is any fun unless seasoned with folly.
A constant element of enjoyment must be mingled with our studies, so that we think of learning as a game rather than a form of drudgery, for no activity can be continued for long if it does not to some extent afford pleasure to the participant.
Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too, if I'm not mistaken, and I'll never lack priests to serve it as long as there are men.
Women, can't live with them, can't live without them.
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst.
Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.