Nothing arouses ambition so much in the heart as the trumpet-clang of another's fame.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those...
At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel,...
Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings. What matters isn't being...
Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not...
Work is the price which is paid for reputation
Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
We often have to put up with most from those on whom we most depend.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Never participate in the secrets of those above you; you think you share the fruit,...
Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Begin with another's to end with your own.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the...
Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more...
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually...
Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.
Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm