Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Give your host a little something when you leave; little presents are little courtesies and never offend.
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.
Do not ask for what you will wish you had not got.
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today? what passions opposed? what temptation resisted? what virtue acquired? Our vices will abate of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.