Have friends. 'Tis a second existence.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
To oblige persons often costs little and helps much.
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.
He that has satisfied his thirst turns his back on the well.
Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel, at fifty a serpent, at sixty a dog, at seventy an ape, at eighty a nothing at all.
Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.