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Heaven ne'er helps the man who will not help himself.
Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
I have been a stranger here in my own land: All my life
The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
Kindness gives birth to kindness.
God's dice always have a lucky roll.
Why should a man fear since chance is all in all for him and he can clearly fore-know nothing? Best to live lightly as one can unthinking.
Success is dependent on effort.
To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
Time, which sees all things, has found you out.
The soul that has conceived one wickedness can nurse no good thereafter.
Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.
Not even old age knows how to love death.
It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it.
What fate can be worse than to know we have no one but ourselves to blame for our misfortunes!
Alas, how terrible is wisdomwhen it brings no profit to the man that's wise!This I knew well, but had forgotten it, else I would not have come here.
Is anyone in all the world safe from unhappiness?
Alas! How sad when reasoners reason wrong.
Silence is an ornament for women.
There was the girl, screaming like an angry bird, When it finds its nest left empt and little ones gone." - Sentry
Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
There is no greater evil than men's failure to consult and to consider.
Fear? What has a man to do with fear? Chance rules our lives, and the future is all unknown. Best live as we may, from day to day.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
No one loves the messenger who brings bad news.
Heaven ne'er helps the men who will not act.
I am determined that never, if I can help it, Shall evil triumph over good." - Creon
It is but sorrow to be wise when wisdom profits not.
A lie never grows old.
The powe if fate is something terrible. It cannot be escaped--not with wealth or by war, not with a tower ir a sea-lashed black ship.
Old age and the passage of time teach all things.
For if any man thinks that he is alone is wise--that in speech, or in mind, he hath no peer--such a soul, when laid open, is ever found empty.
Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.
Prefiero, señor, obrar bien y fracasar, antes que triunfar con malas artes.Palabras de Neoptólemo a Odiseo, en la tragedia griega Filoctetes.
Closer, it’s all right. Touch the man of grief.Do. Don’t be afraid. My troubles are mine and I am the only man alive who can sustain them.
Thy life is safe while any god saves mine.
I have seen or heard of no other man whom destiny treated with such enmity as it did Philoktetes
One learns by doing the thing for though you think you know it you have no certainty until you try.
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
You win the victory when you yield to friends.
Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.
Time alone reveals the just man but you might discern a bad man in a single day.
All is disgust when one leaves his own nature and does things that misfit it.
Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
Wisdom is the most important part of happiness.
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.