What does reason demand of a man A very easy thing - to live in accord with his nature.
To be always fortunate and to pass through life with a soul that has never known sorrow is to be ignorant of one half of nature.
It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.
Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends.
True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.