Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
There are some who praise a man free from disease; to me no man who is poor seems free from disease but to be constantly sick.
I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
Success is dependent on effort.
Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still mighty in heaven.
How sweet for those faring badly to forget their misfortunes even for a short time.
There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune.
Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day.
Silence is an ornament for women.
Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.