Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Don't show off every day, or you'll stop surprising people. There must always be some novelty left over. The person… (read more)
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel, at 50 a serpent, at… (read more)
At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel, at fifty a serpent, at… (read more)
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one case that… (read more)