A good swordsman is not given to quarrel.
Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its whimsical.
Hope is the dream of a soul awake.
People will ignore their misfortunes and their interests when they are in competition with their pleasures.
Life is half spent before one knows what it is.
What makes us discontented with our condition is the absurdly exaggerated idea we have of the happiness of others.
A father is a banker provided by nature.
It's good to be clever, but not to show it.
There is something in the misfortune of our best friends which does not displease us.
Love makes time pass away and time makes love pass away.
By continually scolding someone, they in time become accustomed to it and despise your reproof.
People always make the wolf more formidable than he is.