Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.
Love is a thing that is full of cares and fears.
There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting.
The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.
Let what is irksome become habitual, no more will it trouble you.
The prayers of cowards fortune spurns.
Either do not attempt at all, or go through with it.
Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.
The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea.
Daring is not safe against daring men.
It is the poor man who'll ever count his flock.
In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are.
The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.
Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
The good of other times let people state; I think it lucky I was born so late.
Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
Bear patiently with a rival.
The cause is hidden; the effect is visible to all.
He who would not be idle, let him fall in love.
At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
He who can believe himself well, will be well.
You can learn from anyone even your enemy.