Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity.
They condemn what they do not understand.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Physicians, when the cause of disease is discovered, consider that the cure is discovered.
Nothing quite new is perfect.
All action is of the mind and the mirror of the mind is the face, its index the eyes.
There is no grief which time does not lessen and soften.
Nothing troubles you for which you do not yearn.
In everything, satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
Endless money forms the sinews of war.
The gardener plants trees, not one berry of which he will ever see: and shall not a public man plant laws, institutions, government, in short, under the same conditions?
While there's life there's hope.
You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself.
Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather what you can do for your country.
When they remain silent, they cry out.
Nothing is more disgraceful than insincerity.
Leisure with dignity.
When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank.
The injuries that befall us unexpectedly are less severe than those which are deliberately anticipated.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
Let the punishment match the offense.
We cannot employ the mind to advantage when we are filled with excessive food and drink.
Oh, the times! Oh, the morals! - O tempora! O mores!
No one can give you better advice than yourself.
As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated.