The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.

'Tis always best to tell the truth. At every crisis, I recommend this as a chief contribution to security in life.

It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.

Being a man neer ask the gods for a life set free from grief but ask for courage that endureth long.

'Know thyself' is a good saying, but not in all situations. In many it is better to say 'know others.'

Deus ex machina A god from the machine.

Intelligence, if it is clever in the direction of the better, is responsible for the greatest benefits of all.

A thing hard to track is Fortune.

Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.

Health and intellect are the two blessings of life.

To refrain from all injustice renders us also humane.

The man who runs may fight again.

The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.

When at a loss about something, go and take counsel by yourself. For in the midst of shouting, the advantageous course is not to be seen, but as one reasons with oneself, it shines out clear.

The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.

The Truth, sometimes not sought for, comes forth to the light.

Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.

Old men are children for the second time.

We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.

The spoken word is man's physician in grief. For this alone has soothing charms for the soul.

Culture makes all men gentle.

The character of a man is known from his conversations.

Riches cover a multitude of woes.

Bad company corrupts good character.

He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.

I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade.

Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.