Don't live in a town where there are no doctors.
Never trust the man who tells you all his troubles but keeps from you all his joys.
Don't look for more honor than your learning merits.
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
People come to poverty in two ways accumulating debts and paying them off.
Truth is the safest lie.
Rejoice not at thine enemy's fall - but don't rush to pick him up either.
He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
If the rich could hire someone else to die for them, the poor would make a wonderful living.
The innkeeper loves a drunkard, but not for a son-in-law.
The only truly dead are those who have been forgotten.
With money in your pocket you are wise, you are handsome, and you sing well too.
You can't force anyone to love you or lend you money.
What you don't see with your eyes, don't invent with your mouth.
Don't open a shop unless you know how to smile.