The bow kept taut will quickly break, kept loosely strung, it will serve you when you need it.
Success tempts many to their ruin.
The intelligence of few perceives what has been carefully hidden in the recesses of the mind.
I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty.
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return to better thinking.
Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth.
A learned man has always riches in himself.
Strangers he gulls, but friends make fun of him.
Witticisms please as long as we keep them within boundaries, but pushed to excess they cause offense.
The humble are in danger when those in power disagree.