Beauty endures only for as long as it can be seen; goodness, beautiful today, will remain so tomorrow.
From all the offspring of the earth and heaven love is the most precious.
What is beautiful is good, and who is good will soon be beautiful.
Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alcohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
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