Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.
True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.
Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.
Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.