No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.
To be silent is but a small virtue; but it is a serious fault to reveal secrets.
The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.
Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
Idleness ruins the constitution
Forbear to lay the guilt of a few on the many.
Envy feeds on the living. It ceases when they are dead.
Envy depreciates the genius of the great Homer.
The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
A short absence is safest
Here shame dissuades him, there his fear prevails, And each by turns his aching heart assails.
Every lover is a soldier and has his camp in Cupid.
Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless.
Love is full of anxious fears.