A good scare is worth more than good advice.
Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor’s house is in flames.
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.
My liver swells with bile difficult to repress.
It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.
I strive to be brief, and I become obscure.
The avarice person is ever in want; let your desired aim have a fixed limit.
It is your concern when your neighbor’s wall is on fire.
Every old poem is sacred.
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person
Poets wish to profit or to please.
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
The one who prosperity takes too much delight in will be the most shocked by reverses.
He will always be a slave who does not know how to live upon a little.
We are just statistics, born to consume resources.
A word once uttered can never be recalled.
Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
It’s a good thing to be foolishly gay once in a while.
Strange – is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.
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