Love and war are the same thing and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the other.
There is nothing so subject to the inconstancy of fortune as war.
Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts and will always bear up against falsehood as oil does above water.
Truth may be stretched but cannot be broken and always gets above falsehood as does oil above water.
Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.
No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.
That's the nature of women not to love when we love them and to love when we love them not.
Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune.
The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.
There is also this benefit in brag that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means draw it all out and hold him to it.
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time watching hunger nakedness dizziness in the head weakness in the stomach and other inconveniences.
God bears with the wicked but not forever.
To withdraw is not to run away and to stay is no wise action when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.
I believe there's no proverb but what is true they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience the universal mother of sciences.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
Delay always breeds danger and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Well there's a remedy for all things but death which will be sure to lay us flat one time or other.
He who loses wealth loses much he who loses a friend loses more but he that loses his courage loses all.
One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars and the world will be better for this.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune and idleness its opposite never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Tell me thy company and I'll tell thee what thou art.
When thou art at Rome do as they do at Rome.