War is sweet to those who have not experienced it.
The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too, if I’m not mistaken, and I’ll never lack priests to serve it as long as there are men.
To know nothing is the happiest life.
Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
Fortune favors the audacious.
Humility is truth.
Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed.
Women, can’t live with them, can’t live without them.
No one respects a talent that is concealed.
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.