The arts are the servant wisdom its master.
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen that is the common right of humanity.
Speech is the mirror of the mind.
Live among men as if God beheld you speak to God as if men were listening.
The spirit in which a thing is given determines that in which the debt is acknowledged it's the intention, not the face value of the gift, that's weighed.
It is a youthful failing to be unable to control one's impulses.
Fire is the test of gold adversity, of strong men.
It is the sign of a week mind to be unable to bear wealth.
What does reason demand of a man A very easy thingto live in accord with his nature.
Men do not care how nobly they live, but only how long, although it is within the reach of every man to live nobly, but within no man's power to live long.
While the fates permit, live happily life speeds on with hurried step, and with winged days the wheel of the headlong year is turned.
He who boasts of his ancestry is praising the deeds of another.
To be feared is to fear no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.
Not to feel one's misfortunes is not human, not to bear them in not manly.
One hand washes the other.
Let tears flow of their own accord their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.
Delay not swift the flight of fortune's greatest favours.
Be not too hasty either with praise or blame speak always as though you were giving evidence before the judgement-seat of the Gods.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Brother, the Great Spirit has made us all. . . . .
This is the reason we cannot complain of lifeit keeps no one against his wll.
Live with men as if God saw you converse with God as if men heard you.
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us.
Latin A sword never kills anybody it is a tool in the killer's hand.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.