All art is but imitation of nature.
A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty.
A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer's hand.
A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
A great mind becomes a great fortune.