One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.

What you cannot enforce, do not command.

A short saying oft contains much wisdom.

Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.

The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.

Who feels no ills, should, therefore, fear them; and when fortune smiles, be doubly cautious, lest destruction come remorseless on him, and he fall unpitied.

To revive sorrow is cruel.

To him who is in fear everything rustles.

Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good<br>That lies within their hands, till they have lost it.

It is not righteousness to outrage<br>A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.

For God hates utterly<br>The bray of bragging tongues.

I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State; and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either.

Nobody likes the man who brings bad news.

How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong!

Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.

The ideal condition<br>Would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct;<br>But since we are all likely to go astray,<br>The reasonable thing is to learn from those who can teach.

Wisdom outweighs any wealth.

There is no happiness where there is no wisdom;<br>No wisdom but in submission to the gods.<br>Big words are always punished,<br>And proud men in old age learn to be wise.

Truly, to tell lies is not honorable;<br>but when the truth entails tremendous ruin,<br>To speak dishonorably is pardonable.

Death is not the worst; rather, in vain<br>To wish for death, and not to compass it.

Death is not the worst thing; rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish.

The end excuses any evil.

Stranger in a strange country.

The good befriend themselves.

One word<br>Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:<br>That word is love.