People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
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Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.
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Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
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Authority is never without hate.
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Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
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It is change; all yields its place and goes.
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Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
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Cleverness is not wisdom.
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The best prophet is common sense, our native wit.
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There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its length: a quite conscience.
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There is the sky, which is all men's together.
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But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
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Know first who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.
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Much effort, much prosperity.
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When a good man is hurt all who would be called good must suffer with him.
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There is nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.
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Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
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Noble fathers have noble children.
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To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
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When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
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Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.
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Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
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No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
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No one who lives in error is free.
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One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
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Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
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Friends show their love in times of trouble...
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I hate it in friends when they come too late to help.
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To generous souls every task is noble.
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Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
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In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom.
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That glittering hope is immemorial and beckons many men to their undoing.
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Often a noble face hides filthy ways.
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Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
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Impudence is the worst of all human diseases.
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Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
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The language of truth is simple.
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Reason can wrestle and overthrow terror.
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Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
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He is not a lover who does not love forever.
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The wavering mind is but a base possession.
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I love the old way best, the simple way of poison, where we too are strong as men.
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Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
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To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
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Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
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The bold are helpless without cleverness.
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The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
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'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
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Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks.
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Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
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Of all things upon earth that bleed and grow, a herb most bruised is woman.
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Youth holds no society with grief.
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Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
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Euripides

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