He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.
Only a madman would give good for evil.
Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves.
The best prophet is common sense, our native wit.
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.
No one is happy all his life long.
There is nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.
Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
Prosperity is full of friends.
We know the good, we apprehend it clearly, but we can't bring it to achievement.
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Leave no stone unturned.
The bold are helpless without cleverness.
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
There is something in the pang of change. More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.
I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief.
Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
Experience, travel - these are as education in themselves.
No one who lives in error is free.