There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.
Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.
Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.
Use the occasion, for it passes swiftly.
Deadly poisons are concealed under sweet honey.