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.
Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you; she is after your barn.
Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor.
If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great.
A sparing tongue is the greatest treasure among men.
Gossip and rumor are evil; easy to lift up, heavy to carry, and hard to put down again.
Do not put all your goods in hollow ships.
Best is the man who thinks for himself.
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.
He harms himself who does harm to another, and the evil plan is most harmful to the planner.
The man who procrastinates struggles with ruin.
You trust a thief when you trust a woman.
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
When you deal with your brother, be pleasant, but get a witness.
Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace.
Potter is potter's enemy, and craftsman is craftsman's rival; tramp is jealous of tramp, and singer of singer.
It will not always be summer: build barns.
Only fools need suffer to learn.
The man who procrastinates is always struggling with misfortunes.
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.
Do not seek dishonest gains: dishonest gains are losses.
Men must sweat to attain virtue.
Money is life to us wretched mortals.
It is a hard thing for a man to be righteous, if the unrighteous man is to have the greater right.
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