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Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings.
 

Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
 

Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
 

Since luck's a nine days' wonder, wait their end.
 

Slight not what's near, while aiming at what's far.
[Forgiveness]
 

Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
 

Sufficiency's enough for men of sense.
[Forgiveness]
 

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
 

Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
[War]
 

Ten thousand men possess ten thousand hopes.
[Hope]
 

That man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life.
[Happiness]
 

The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
 

The best of seers is he who guesses well.
 

The bold are helpless without cleverness.
 

The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate.
 

The conflict of patience is such, that the vanquished is better than the vanquisher.
[Patience]
 

The coward despairs.
[Courage]
 

The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
 

The greatest pleasure of life is love.
 

The lucky person passes for a genius.
 


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