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" I am bound to tell what I am told, but not in every case to believe it. "
" Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing. "
" Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before. "
" Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. "
" Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever. "
" In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons. "
" Of all possessions a friend is the most precious. "
" All men's gains are the fruit of venturing. "
" The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence. "
" Great things are won by great dangers. "
" Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh. "
" There is nothing more foolish, nothing more given to outrage than a useless mob. "
" Men trust their ears less than their eyes. "
" Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change. "
" Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects. "
" In soft regions are born soft men. "
" He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold. "
" If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it. "
" A man calumniated is doubly injured - first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it. "
" Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances. "
" Force has no place where there is need of skill. "
" One should always look to the end of everything, how it will finally come out. For the god has shown blessedness to many only to overturn them utterly in the end. "
" I never yet feared those men who set a place apart in the middle of their cities where they gather to cheat one another and swear oaths which they break. "
" The gods love to punish whatever is greater than the rest. "
" The man who has planned badly, if fortune is on his side, may have had a stroke of luck; but his plan was a bad one nonetheless. "
" Remember that with her clothes a woman puts off her modesty. "
" It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen. "
" It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing. "
" When a woman removes her garment, she also removes the respect that is hers. "
" Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate. "
" Whatever comes from God is impossible for a man to turn back. "