People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
Authority is never without hate.
It is change; all yields its place and goes.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Cleverness is not wisdom.
The best prophet is common sense, our native wit.
Category: Common Sense
There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its length: a quite conscience.
There is the sky, which is all men's together.
But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
Category: Death And Dying
Know first who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.
Much effort, much prosperity.
When a good man is hurt all who would be called good must suffer with him.
There is nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.