It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth.
Quote by Sophocles
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
But this is a true saying among men: the gifts of enemies are no gifts...
I would rather miss the mark acting well than win the day acting basely.
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and...
Always desire to learn something useful.
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his...
A fearful man is always hearing things.
Children are the anchors of a mother's life.
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend...
Silence is an ornament for women.
There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
The dice of Zeus always fall luckily.
Who seeks shall find.
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman's excellence?
An unexamined life is not worth living...
A short saying oft contains much wisdom
Wisdom is the most important part of happiness.
Hush! Check those words. Do not cure ill with ill and make your pain still...
Even a poor man can receive honors.
It is best to live however one can be.