Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.
It is better to learn late than never.
Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter the more easily broken.
We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.
From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.