He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
Don’t you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers.
By Time and Age full many things are taught.
We shall perish by guile just as we slew.
Time as he grows old teaches all things.
Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
For hostile word let hostile word be paid.
For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.
There is no disgrace in an enemy suffering ill at an enemy’s hand, when you hate mutually.
In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house.
I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths.
I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
What exists outside is a man’s concern; let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors.
Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another’s might.