Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts.
When the stomach is full, it is easy to talk of fasting.
A friend is long sought, hardly found, and with difficulty kept.
True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.
Prayer is a groan.
Preferring to store her money in the stomachs of the needy rather than hide it in a purse.