Change in all things is sweet.
Man is by nature a political animal.
Wit is educated insolence.
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.
The duty of rhetoric is to deal with such matters as we deliberate upon without arts or systems to guide us, in the hearing of persons who cannot take in at a glance a complicated argument or follow a long chain of reasoning.