I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words. When I was a boy, we were taught to be discrete and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint.
Bacteria: The only culture some people have.
Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor.
Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you; she is after your barn.
Gossip and rumor are evil; easy to lift up, heavy to carry, and hard to put down again.
If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great.
He harms himself who does harm to another, and the evil plan is most harmful to the planner.
Badness you can get easily, in quantity. The road is smooth and lies close by. But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steep is the way to do it, and rough at first. But when you come to the top, then it is easy, even though it is hard.
You trust a thief when you trust a woman.
A sparing tongue is the greatest treasure among men.
The man who procrastinates struggles with ruin.
It is a hard thing for a man to be righteous, if the unrighteous man is to have the greater right.
Timeliness is best in all matters.
Only fools need suffer to learn.
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
Best is the man who thinks for himself.
It will not always be summer: build barns.
Do not seek dishonest gains: dishonest gains are losses.
The man who procrastinates is always struggling with misfortunes.
Whoever has trusted a woman has trusted deceivers.
Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat; long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first; but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.
For a man wins nothing better than a good wife, and then again nothing deadlier than a bad one.
Happy is the man whom the Muses love: sweet speech flows from his mouth.
Do not let any sweet-talking woman beguile your good sense with the fascinations of her shape. It's your barn she's after.
Peace is a nursing mother to the land.
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