The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted.
Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.
Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
Practice is the best of all instructors.
Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest blessings.
Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
We die as often as we lose a friend.
Reprove your friends in secret, praise them openly.
Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy.
It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door.
They do injury to the good who spares the bad.
He who spares the bad injures the good.
To do two things at once is to do neither.
The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
God looks at the clean hands, not the full ones.
The person who receives the most favors is the one who knows how to return them.
A beautiful face is a mute recommendation.
Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.
Take care that no one hates you justly.
The opportunity is often lost by deliberating.
While we stop to think, we often miss our opportunity.
Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth."
Humility means accepting reality with no attempt to outsmart it. -David Richo A rolling stone can gather no moss
Never promise more than you can perform.
In love, anger is always false.
Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.
Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
To take refuge with an inferior is to betray one's self.
The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.
Confidence is the only bond of friendship.
Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.
Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid.
An agreeable companion on a journey is as good as a carriage.
The timid man calls himself cautious, the sordid man thrifty.
Anyone who believes that men are the equal of women has never seen a man trying to wrap a Christmas present.
The gods never let us love and be wise at the same time.
A small debt produces a debtor; a large one, an enemy.
Confidence, like the soul, never returns whence it has once departed
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.
A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.
To dispute with a drunkard is to debate with an empty house.
From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
The remedy for wrongs is to forget them.
It is sometimes expedient to forget what you know.
How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
Frugality is misery in disguise.
A good opportunity is seldom presented, and is easily lost.
A good reputation is more valuable than money.
Successful guilt is the bane of society
To spare the guilty is to injure the innocent.
A guilty conscience never feels secure.
Hares can gambol over the body of a dead lion.
The wounds of love can only be healed by the one who made them
Man's life is short; and therefore an honorable death is his immortality.
It is a bitter dose to be taught obedience after you have learned to rule.
Better to be ignorant of a matter than half know it.
Through indecision opportunity is often lost.
Pain forces even the innocent to lie.
What a tragedy is help where it harms what it supports!
The bare recollection of anger kindles anger.
We must give lengthy deliberation to what has to be decided once and for all.
Pardon one offence, and you encourage the commission of many.
One day treats us like a hireling nurse, another like a mother.
The anger of lovers renews the strength of love.
Speech is the mirror of the soul.
The miser is as much in want of what he has as of what he has not.
The coward regards himself as cautious, the miser as thrifty.
It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others.
Even to smile at the misfortunes of others is to do an injury.
He is truly wise who gains wisdom from another's mishap.
It is well to moor your bark with two anchors.
A rolling stone can gather no moss.
One ungrateful person does an injury to all needy people.
No good man ever became suddenly rich.
It is better to have a little than nothing.
They pass peaceful lives who ignore mine and thine.
You should go to a pear tree for pears, not to an elm.
He who has a mind to do mischief will always find a pretense.
A fair exterior is a silent recommendation.
Every rumor is believed against the unfortunate.
Fate is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.
Delay is hateful, but it gives wisdom
A small debt produces a debtor; a large one, an enemy
The wise man avoids evil by anticipating it
Where there is unity there is always victory.
The poor lack much, the greedy everything.
We Are Interested In Others When They Are Interested In Us
Tears gratify a savage nature, they do not melt it.
Fortune is not satisfied with inflicting one calamity.
Each day is the scholar of yesterday.
He wrongly accuses Neptune, who makes shipwreck a second time.
I often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.
An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
He sleeps well who knows not that he sleeps ill.
There are some remedies worse than the disease.
Some remedies are worse than the disease.
The losing side is full of suspicion.
Pain will force even the truthful to speak falsely
When Providence favors, you can make a safe voyage on a twig.
You are in a pitiable condition if you have to conceal what you wish to tell.
The most delightful pleasures cloy without variety.
No pleasure endures unseasoned by variety.
Venus yields to caresses, not to compulsion.
Every vice has its excuse ready.
Look for a tough wedge for a tough log.
For a good cause, wrongdoing is virtuous.
Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
It is a fraud to borrow what we are unable to pay.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.
It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
You cannot put the same shoe on every foot.
We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.
The happy man is not he who seems thus to others, but who seems thus to himself.
A hasty judgment is a first step to recantation.
The wounds of love can only be healed by the one who made them.
An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
It is better to learn late than never.
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
It is not every question that deserves an answer.
What is left when honor is lost?