Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.
The best prophet is common sense, our native wit.
Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom.
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Often a noble face hides filthy ways.
Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
The language of truth is simple.
Reason can wrestle and overthrow terror.
The wavering mind is but a base possession.
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
Impudence is the worst of all human diseases.
Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.
'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
Of all things upon earth that bleed and grow, a herb most bruised is woman.
Youth holds no society with grief.
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
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.
Know first who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.
When a good man is hurt all who would be called good must suffer with him.
There is nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.
Authority is never without hate.
Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
It is change; all yields its place and goes.
Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
Cleverness is not wisdom.
There is the sky, which is all men's together.
But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
Much effort, much prosperity.
No one who lives in error is free.
Friends show their love in times of trouble.
I hate it in friends when they come too late to help.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
To generous souls every task is noble.