"The lucky person passes for a genius."
"Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world."
"Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom."
"Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future."
"God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it."
"Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent."
"There is just one life for each of us: our own."
"No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow."
"Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far."
"This is slavery, not to speak one's thought."
"What anger worse or slower to abate then lovers love when it turns to hate."
"Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor."
"I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too."
"Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails."
"He is not a lover who does not love forever."
"Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love."
"The greatest pleasure of life is love."
"It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband."
"Nothing has more strength than dire necessity."
"He was a wise man who originated the idea of God."
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