The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust.
Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend.
I have nothing to ask but that you would remove to the other side, that you may not, by intercepting the sunshine, take from me what you cannot give.
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