True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island... to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him…
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
Evil report carries further than any applause
Know or listen to those who know
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the...
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to...
I strive to be brief, and I become obscure.
The things we remember best are those better forgotten.
Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do.
Nothing arouses ambition so much in the heart as the trumpet-clang of another's fame.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things...
Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy;...
Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.
Luck can be assisted. It is not all chance with the wise.
To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to...
At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel,...
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he...
When desire dies, fear is born.
Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check.