Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not...
At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel,...
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to...
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the...
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The things we remember best are those better forgotten.
Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to...
Evil report carries further than any applause
Never open the door to the lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink...
Never participate in the secrets of those above you; you think you share the fruit,...
No man's abilities are so remarkably shining as not to stand in need of a...
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink...
It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those...
He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.
When desire dies, fear is born.
Let the first impulse pass, wait for the second.