The wise man would rather see men needing him than thanking him.
Don’t show off every day, or you’ll stop surprising people. There must always be some novelty left over. The person who displays a little more of it each day keep up expectations, and no one ever discovers the limits of his talents.
Oh life, you should never had begun, but since you did, you should never end.
Never open the door to the least of evils, for many other, greater ones lurk outside.
The things we remember the best are those better forgotten.
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