To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and to finish without knowing what you have written.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it''
A feeble body weakens the mind.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
It is not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful.