A man endures misfortune without complaint.
Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.
The greatest misfortune of the wise man and the greatest unhappiness of the fool are based upon convention.
The world resembles a stage on which every man is playing a part.
There are two contrary impulses which govern this man's brain-the one sane, and the other eccentric. They alternate at regular intervals.