One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
Category: Aid And Assistance
This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.
Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism
The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
If you are content, you have enough to live comfortably.
Courage in danger is half the battle.
Laws are subordinate to custom.
He whom the Gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.
Category: Death And Dying
Ones oldest friend is the best.
Nothing is there more friendly to a man than a friend in need.
Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.
What is thine is mine, and all mine is thine.
One eye witness is better than ten hear sayers.
It is easy to rule over the good.
No one can be so welcome a guest that he will not annoy his host after three days.