The mob is the mother of tyrants.
Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.
The art of being a slave is to rule one’s master.
In a rich man’s house there is no place to spit but his face.
It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend.
It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
I threw my cup away when I saw a child drinking from his hands at the trough.