Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterwards.
One must pass through the circumference of time before arriving at the center of opportunity.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink...
Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do.
We often have to put up with most from those on whom we most depend.
Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.
Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is...
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those...
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the...
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early
The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation
Have friends. 'Tis a second existence.
Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
When desire dies, fear is born.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.