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Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.

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.

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

Happiness, greatness, pride-nothing is secure, nothing keeps.

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.

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.

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

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

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