Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Many much-learned men have no intelligence.
Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
Men should strive to think much and know little.
Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains.
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
No one regards the things before his feet, But views with care the regions of the sky.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.