Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.
When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.
Anger is momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as he be a man of merit.
Seize today and put as little trust as you can in tomorrow.
A word once uttered can never be recalled.