Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law.
Let no man be called happy before his death. Till then, he is not happy, only lucky.
No man is happy; he is at best fortunate.
I grow old learning something new every day.
Speech is the mirror of action.
Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.