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Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness; and reverence towards the Gods must be inviolate. Great words of prideful men are ever punished with great blows, and, in old age, teach the chastened to be wise.


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It's impossible to speak what it is not noble to do.

A short saying often contains much wisdom.

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When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.

If it were possible to heal sorrow by weeping and to raise the dead with tears, gold were less prized than grief.

Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.

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