Beware so long as you live of judging people by appearances.

A hungry stomach cannot hear.

Better a living beggar than a buried emperor.

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which strengthens with the setting sun of life.

In short, Luck's always to blame.

Luck's always to blame.

Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.

Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.

We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give.

Nothing weighs on us so heavily as a secret.

It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.

A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind.

Rather suffer than die is man's motto.

Death never takes the wise man by surprise; He is always ready to go.

Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.

A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better.

Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.

In everything one must consider the end.

One returns to the place one came from.

Better to rely on one powerful king than on many little princes.

Help yourself, and Heaven will help you.

Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.

Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them.

Often we find our own destiny on the same roads that we have been avoiding.

Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.

Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.

Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend A wise enemy is worth more.

Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.

Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him.

By the work one knows the workmen.

People who make no noise are dangerous.

O tyrant love, when held by you, We may to prudence bid adieu.

It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.

Be advised that all flatterers live at the expense of those who listen to them.

One often has need of one, inferior to himself.

But the shortest works are always the best.

I bend and do not break.

No path of flowers leads to glory.

Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.

People must help one another; it is nature's law.

Patience and time do more than strength or passion.

Help thyself and Heaven will help thee.

Nothing more dangerous than a friend without discretion even a prudent enemy is preferable.

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.

Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one.

Dressed in the lion's skin, the ass spread terror far and wide.

Every newspaper editor owes tribute to the devil.