Art is man's refuge from adversity.
No man alive can say, This shall not happen to me.
Silence is often advantageous.
The school of hard knocks is an accelerated curriculum.
No just person ever became quickly rich.
By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself.
Being mortal, never pray for an untroubled life. Rather, ask the God to give you an enduring heart.
He who labors diligently need never despair for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
How sweet is life, can we but choose with whom to live it: to live for oneself is no life.
There are many wild beasts on land and in the sea, but the beastliest of all is woman.
The good man makes others good.
To live is not to live for one's self; let us help one another.
The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.
Everything is destroyed by its own particular vice: the destructive power resides within. Rust destroys iron, moths destroy clothes, the worm eats away the wood; but greatest of all evils is envy, impious habitant of corrupt souls, which ever was, is, and shall be a consuming disease.
If you want to live your whole life free from pain you must become either a god or else a corpse. Consider other men's troubles and that will comfort you.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
It is as easy to draw back a stone thrown with force from the hand, as to recall a word once spoken.
In many things it is not well to say, "Know thyself"; it is better to say, "Know others."
Do not fight against Providence; nor bring more heavy weather to the storm. Face what is already there.
Nothing has happened to you unless you make much of it.
There is but one genuine love potion - consideration.
The workman still is greater than his work.
The truth sometimes not sought for comes forth to the light.
It must be that evil communications corrupt good dispositions.
Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.
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