The half is greater than the whole.
Badness you can get easily, in quantity; the road is smooth, and it lies close by, But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steer is the way to it.
The fool knows after he's suffered.
Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet.
Try to take for a mate a person of your own neighborhood.
Acquisition means life to miserable mortals.
A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing.
If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big.
If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great.
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.