A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
Category: Leaders And Leadership
In our leisure we reveal what kind of people we are.
This also -- that I live, I consider a gift of God.
Category: Life And Living
If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
There is something in omens.
If you wish to marry suitably, marry your equal.
Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another.
You will go most safely in the middle.
Keep a mid course between two extremes.
Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships, the poor man everywhere lies low.
Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.
Always have your hook baited, in the pool you least think, there will be a fish.
The good of other times let people state; I think it lucky I was born so late.
That you may please others you must be forgetful of yourself.
Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by.