A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but...
No man's abilities are so remarkably shining as not to stand in need of a...
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.
Do not carry a spirit of contradiction, for it is to be freighted with stupidity...
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he...
When desire dies, fear is born.
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy;...
He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.
Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation
Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things...
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink...
Don't show off every day, or you'll stop surprising people. There must always be some...
Let the first impulse pass, wait for the second.