The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade.
We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.
Whom the gods love dies young.
Riches cover a multitude of woes.
The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.
Culture makes all men gentle.
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.'
Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.
The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.
It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.