Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
Much effort, much prosperity.
There is the sky, which is all men's together.
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
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.
Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
This is slavery, not to speak one's thought.
Better a serpent than a stepmother!
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.
There is just one life for each of us: our own.
Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
The bold are helpless without cleverness.
Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
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.
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
The same man cannot well be skilled in everything; each has his special excellence.
You will not achieve happiness if you don't work hard; and it's a shame not to want to work hard.
Experience, travel- these are an education in themselves.
God in heaven has dominionOver so many events.He can frustrate what seems inevitable,And bring to pass the thing that you least expect.