He has hay on his horns.
Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death.
Cease to ask what the morrow will bring forth. And set down as gain each day that Fortune grants.
Faults are soon copied.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass.
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing.