For the essence of a riddle is to express true facts under impossible combinations.
It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.
Therefore the activity of God, which surpasses all others in blessedness, must be contemplative; and of human activities, therefore, that which is most akin to this must be most of the nature of happiness.
Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.