Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
You can't do without philosophy, since everything has its hidden meaning which we must know.
Many contemporary authors drink more than they write
There is no one on earth more disgusting and repulsive than he who gives alms. Even as there is no one so miserable as he who accepts them.
A good man can be stupid and still be good. But a bad man must have brains.
In the maxim of the past you cannot go anywhere.