If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: ‘Thou shalt not ration justice.’
Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
A human being is only breath and shadow.
No treaty is ever an impediment to a cheat.
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water.
Not knowing anything is the sweetest life.
No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.