Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
The gods too are fond of a joke.
We make war that we may live in peace.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.