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The man who glories in his luck may be overthrown by destiny.
 

The man who melts With social sympathy, though not allied, Is of more worth than a thousand kinsmen.
[Sympathy]
 

The same man cannot be skilled in everything; each has his special excellence.
 

The wavering mind is but a base possession.
[Indecision]
 

The wisest men follow their own direction.
 

The worst, the least curable hatred is that which has superseded deep love.
[Hatred]
 

There is as much confusion in the world of the gods as in ours.
 

There is in the worst of fortune the best of chances for a happy change.
 

There is just one life for each of us: our own.
 

There is no worse evil than a bad woman; and nothing has ever been produced better than a good one.
[Women]
 

There is the sky, which is all men's together.
 

There's nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.
[Enemies]
 

This is courage in a man: to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends.
[Courage]
 

This is slavery, not to speak one's thought.
 

Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
 

Time cancels young pain.
 

Time will discover everything to posterity; it is a babbler, and speaks even when no question is put.
[Time]
 

Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks.
 

Time will unveil all things to posterity; it is a chatterer and speaks to those who do not question it.
[Posterity]
 

To a father waxing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. - Sons have spirits of higher pitch, but less inclined to sweet, endearing fondness.
[Daughters]
 


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