Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.
No just person ever became quickly rich.
Man must be prepared for every event of life, for there is nothing that is durable.
We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.
Never ask the gods for life set free from grief, But ask for courage that endureth long.
The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.
It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.
The man who runs may fight again.
'Know thyself' is a good saying, but not in all situations. In many it is better to say 'know others.'
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Nothing is more useful than silence.
It is as easy to draw back a stone thrown with force from the hand, as to recall a word once spoken.
The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade.
Riches cover a multitude of woes.
The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.
Marriage, to tell the truth, is an evil, but it is a necessary evil.
Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.
Culture makes all men gentle.
Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.
Whom the gods love dies young.
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