Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
I know nothing, except the fact of my ignorance.
Calumny is only the noise of madmen.
He has the most who is most content with the least.
Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
The mob is the mother of tyrants.
Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.