On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends.
Lions, wolves, and vultures don’t live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Shadow owes its birth to light.
No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who’ve no retreat.
The brave love mercy, and delight to save.
There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one’s self.
She who has never loved has never lived.
I must have women – there is nothing unbends the mind like them.
What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us. And when we fly them, they pursue: But leave us when they’ve won us.