Some excel in rhyme who reason foolishly.
What is conceived well is expressed clearly.
The wisest man is he who does not fancy that he is so at all.
No one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write.
He who cannot limit himself will never know how to write.
If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.
However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.
Greatest fools are the most often satisfied.
A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return.
Attach yourself to those who advise you rather than praise you.
Praising an honest person who doesn't deserve it, always wounds them.