Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.
Begin with another's to end with your own.
“The envious die not once, but as oft as the envied win applause.”
The sole advantage of power is that you can do more good.
Nothing arouses ambition so much in the heart as the trumpet-clang of another's fame.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side
Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
“Evil report carries further than any applause”
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.