While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
Who asks whether the enemy was defeated by strategy or valor?
Use the occasion, for it passes swiftly.
Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.
What each man feared would happen to himself, did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another.
We are free to yield to truth.
Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.
Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
Men willingly believe what they wish.
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.