When love is in excess it brings a man no honor nor worthiness.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future.
Silver and gold are not the only coin virtue too passes current all over the world.
For with slight efforts how should we obtain great results It is foolish even to desire it.
You were a stranger to sorrow therefore Fate has cursed you.
A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.
This is courage in a man to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends.
It is in the thirties that we want friends. In the forties we know they won't save us any more than love did.
A great obstacle to happiness is to anticipate too great a happiness.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Of mortals there is no one who is happy. If wealth flows in upon one, one may be perhaps Luckier than one's neighbor, but still not happy.
I care for riches, to make gifts To friends, or lead a sick man back to health With ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealth For daily gladness once a man be done With hunger, rich and poor are all as one.
What greater grief than the loss of one's native land.
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
When good men die their goodness does not perish, But lives though they are gone. As for the bad, All that was theirs dies and is buried with them.
The man who knows when not to act is wise. To my mind, bravery is forethought.
Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
I know indeed what evil I intend to do, but stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury, fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course a quiet conscience.
In case of dissension, never dare to judge till you've heard the other side.
I have found power in the mysteries of thought, exaltation in the changing of the Muses I have been versed in the reasonings of men but Fate is stronger than anything I have known.
A second wife is hateful to the children of the first a viper is not more hateful.
A sweet thing, for whatever time, to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost.