Whatever your advice make it brief.
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.
He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise begin.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
Make money money by fair means if you can if not but any means money.
A picture is a poem without words.
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.
Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense now and then is pleasant.
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon but all are overwhelmed in eternal night unwept unknown because they lack a sacred poet.
A word once uttered can never be recalled.
It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.