Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Do not grieve yourself too much for those you hate, nor yet forget them utterly.
Children are the anchors of a mother's life.
There is a time when even justice brings harm.
Hush! Check those words. Do not cure ill with ill and make your pain still heavier than it is.
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
No man loves the bearer of bad tidings.
There is no success without hardship.
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.
Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man who fares well and the one who fares badly; and there is no prophet of the future for mortal men.
Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
Evil gains work their punishment.
If you were to offer a thirsty man all wisdom, you would not please him more than if you gave him a drink.
Every man can see things far off but is blind to what is near.
Wise thinkers prevail everywhere.
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
A human being is only breath and shadow.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.
If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright.
If one begins all deeds well, it is likely that they will end well too.