It takes a wise man to discover a wise man.
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
Modesty is the color of virtue.
The sun too penetrates into privies, but is not polluted by them.
The great thieves lead away the little thief.
Man is the most intelligent of the animals – and the most silly.
The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust.
The sun, too, shines into cesspools and is not polluted.
There is only a finger’s difference between a wise man and a fool.
I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.