You need not hang up the ivy branch over the wine that will sell.
It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.
Necessity knows no law except to conquer.
God looks at clean hands, not full ones.
At daybreak, when loath to rise, have this thought in thy mind: I am rising for a man’s work.
The most delightful pleasures cloy without variety.
One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard.
Fortune is like glass—the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.
Confidence is the bond of friendship.
When Fortune flatters, she does it to betray.
To take refuge with an inferior is to betray one’s self.
Trust, like the soul, never returns, once it is gone.
Flattery was formerly a vice; it has now become the fashion.
Pardon others often, thyself never.
You should make a woman angry if you wish her to love
It is vain to look for a defense against lightning.
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