The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.
Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome.
You must spend money to make money.
The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.
A mouse does not rely on just one hole. Mus uni non fidit antro.
Where there are friends there is wealth.
Bad conduct soils the finest ornament more than filth.
In everything the middle course is best All things in excess bring trouble to men.
No man is wise enough by himself.
There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain.
Nam curiosus nemo est, quin sit malevolus. For nobody is curious, who isn't malevolent.
I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism.
Good merchandise, even hidden, soon finds buyers.
A word to the wise is enough.
Let deeds match words.
Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.
Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.
Flame follows smoke. Flamma fumo est proxima.
The evil that we know is best.
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
A mouse never entrusts his life to only one hole.
No man has perpetual good fortune.
Disgrace is immortal, and living even when one thinks it dead.
Hardly one man in ten knows himself.
Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.
One eye witness is better than ten hear sayers.
A good disposition I far prefer to gold for gold is the gift of fortune goodness of disposition is the gift of nature. I prefer much rather to be called good than fortunate.
Nothing is there more friendly to a man than a friend in need.
He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.
If you are content, you have enough to live comfortably.
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