But meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained.
Luck is of little moment to the great general, for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment.
Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can.
Anyone who is an enemy of mine, let him love women, but let he who is my friend rejoice in men.
Though ambition in itself is a vice, yet it is often the parent of virtues.
In outward show so splendid and so vain; ’tis but a gilded block without a brain.
There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.
Trust one who has tried.
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief ‘s face.