Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
Whatever advice you give, be short.
He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
One wanders to the left, another to the right. Both are equally in error, but, are seduced by different delusions.
Make a good use of the present.
It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one’s country.
Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.