Don't show off every day, or you'll stop surprising people. There must always be some novelty left over. The person who displays a little more of it each day keeps up expectations, and no one ever discovers the limits of his talent.
Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.