All commend patience, but none can endure to suffer.
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
Better hazard once than always be in fear.
He does not believe, that does not live according to his belief.
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
Care and diligence bring luck.
Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof.
Be not extravagantly high in expression of thy commendations of men thou likest, it may make the hearer's stomach rise.
Enquire not what boils in another's pot.
If thou are a master, be sometimes blind if a servant, sometimes deaf.
Purchase not friends by gifts when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.
The grave is the general meeting place.
Do as most do, and men will speak well of you.
A good friend is my nearest relation.
If you have a true friend, you have more than your share.
Rigid justice is the greatest injustice.
I can sympathise with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness.
Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy.
No good workman without good tools.
Two things a man should never be angry at what he can help, and what he cannot help.
He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.