Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
A lie never lives to be old.
There is nothing more hateful than bad advice.
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.
If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.
For the wretched one night is like a thousand; for someone faring well death is just one more night.
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman’s excellence?
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.