Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
In every trouble the little ones duck more easily.
Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
Often we find our own destiny on the same roads that we have been avoiding.
He knows the universe and does not know himself.
Dressed in the lion's skin, the ass spread terror far and wide.
All the brains in the world are powerless against the sort of stupidity that is in fashion.
Our destiny is frequently met in the very paths we take to avoid it.
There is no road of flowers leading to glory.
To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism - this is the art of living.
Socrates, when informed of some derogating speeches one had used concerning him behind his back, made only this facetious reply, "Let him beat me too when I am absent.
The finest victory is to conquer one's own heart.
Nothing is so oppressive as a secret: women find it difficult to keep one long; and I know a goodly number of men who are women in this regard.
Example is a dangerous lure: where the wasp got through the gnat sticks fast.
A hungry stomach cannot hear.
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
Love cries victory when the tears of a woman become the sole defence of her virtue.
The argument of the strongest is always the best.
One should oblige everyone to the extent of one's ability. One often needs someone smaller than oneself.
The fastidious are unfortunate: nothing can satisfy them.
[Lat., Les delicats sont malheureux,
Rien ne saurait les satisfaire.]
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