Virtue, dear friend, needs no defense, The surest guard is innocence: None knew, till guilt created fear, What darts or poisoned arrows were
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Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the...
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what...
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them...
Who then is free? The one who wisely is lord of themselves, who neither poverty,...
True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit; As men that grieve at funerals are not...
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy...
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Refrain from asking what going to happen tomorrow, and everyday that fortune grants you, count...
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of...
He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.
The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.