Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
It is rash to condemn where you are ignorant.
Genius always gives its best at first; prudence, at last.
We suffer more often in imagination than in reality.