You must avoid sloth, that wicked siren.
While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
If you wish me to weep you must mourn first yourself.
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.