Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.
Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.
Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.
Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days.
There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother.
This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.
In everything the middle course is best: all things in excess bring trouble to men.
Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.
If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice.
I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism.
The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.
He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.
Things we do not expect, happen more frequently than we wish.
The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money.
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.