No man is wise enough by himself.
Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.
It well becomes a young man to be modest.
He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.
Things we do not expect, happen more frequently than we wish.
Laws are subordinate to custom.
He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.
A word to the wise is enough.
The evil that we know is best.
Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.
Bad conduct soils the finest ornament more than filth.
‘He means well’ is useless unless he does well.
Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.
This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.
You must spend money to make money.