Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop.
An evil life is a kind of death.
Whether you call my heart affectionate, or you call it womanish: I confess, that to my misfortune, it is soft.
Often they benefit who suffer wrong.
All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.
Where belief is painful we are slow to believe.
Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.
Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.
Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one's guilt by one's looks.
No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
What is now reason was formerly impulse or instinct.
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, "I believe," three times.
A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
Neglect of appearance becomes men.
Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.
A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.
Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.
Every lover is a soldier.
Treason doth never prosper: what's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason.
Medicine sometimes snatches away health, sometimes gives it.
Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.
Time, the devourer of all things.
Make the workmanship surpass the materials.
Time is generally the best doctor.