Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person.
Nothing is swifter than rumor.
Gold will be slave or master.
What with your friend you nobly share; At least you rescue from your heir.
No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed through the slow and painful process of study and preparation.
He who is greedy is always in want.
Fate with impartial hand turns out the doom of high and low; her capacious urn is constantly shaking the names of all mankind.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
Mediocrity is not allowed to poets, either by the gods or man.
The mountains will be in labor, and a ridiculous mouse will be born.