Silence is an ornament for women.
For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil in all things.
Not even old age knows how to love death.
There are some who praise a man free from disease; to me no man who is poor seems free from disease but to be constantly sick.
It's impossible to speak what it is not noble to do.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.
There is a point at which even justice does injury.
Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.
It is terrible to speak well and be wrong.
Always desire to learn something useful.
There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune.
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his life.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Evil counsel travels fast.
Not knowing anything is the sweetest life.
But this is a true saying among men: the gifts of enemies are no gifts and profitless.
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth.
If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.
No one who errs unwillingly is evil.
Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still mighty in heaven.
There is no greater evil than anarchy.