It is better to correct your own faults than those of another.
Men have made an idol of luck as an excuse for their own thoughtlessness.
Not only he who wrongs you, but he who wishes to wrong you, is your enemy.
The animal needing something knows how much it needs; the man does not.
There are many who know many things, yet are lacking in wisdom.
Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains.