Those who shake the State are easily the first to be engulfed in its destruction. The fruits of dissension are not gathered by the one who began it: he stirs and troubles the waters for other men to fish in.
I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.
Open talk opens the way to further talk, as wine does or love.
Covetousness is both the beginning and the end of the devil's alphabet - the first vice in corrupt nature that moves, and the last which dies.
All we do is to look after the opinions and learning of others: we ought to make them our own.