The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
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Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds,...
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is...
Before you act, consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
Do as much as possible, and talk of yourself as little as possible.
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer.
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast,...
In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue,...
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
The higher your station, the less your liberty.
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...