Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness.
For the dead there are no more toils.
It is a base thing for a man among the people not to obey those in command. Never in a state can the laws be well administered when fear does not stand firm.
Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
No speech can stain what is noble by nature.
Men may know many things by seeing; but no prophet can see before the event, nor what end waits for him.
A day lays low and lifts up again all human things.
Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
For the wretched one night is like a thousand; for someone faring well death is just one more night.
Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.
Don't you know that silence supports the accuser's charge?
Better not to exist than live basely.
I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off, how quick to be proved a deceiver.
In a just cause the weak will beat the strong.
If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: "Thou shalt not ration justice."
Enemies' gifts are no gifts and do no good.
Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day.