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Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
[Friendship]
 

For a silence and a chaste reserve is genuine praise, and to remain quiet within the house.
 

Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.
 

Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
 

Friends show their love - in times of trouble, not in happiness.
 

God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
 

Had I succeeded well, I had been reckoned among the wise; our minds are so disposed to judge from the event.
[Success]
 

Happiness is brief It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
[Happiness]
 

Happiness, greatness, pride-nothing is secure, nothing keeps.
[Security]
 

He is not a lover who does not love forever.
 

He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.
 

How base a thing it is when a man will struggle with necessity! We have to die.
[Acceptance]
 

Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
 

I care for riches, to make gifts
 

I hate it in friends when they come too late to help.
 

I have been versed in the reasonings of men;
 

I have found power in the mysteries of thought,
 

I loathe a friend ... who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief.
[Friendship]
 

I would prefer as a friend a good man who is ignorant than one more clever who is evil, too.
[Friendship]
 

I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
 


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