A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.
I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and to give everyone else his due.
The false is nothing but an imitation of the true.
In doubtful cases the more liberal interpretation must always be preferred.
Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something which you have blundered.
Honor is the reward of virtue.
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do nothing.
Even if you have nothing to write, write and say so.
No obligation to do the impossible is binding.
We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.
What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us.
The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
In everything, satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
One who sees the Supersoul accompanying the individual soul in all bodies and who understands that neither the soul nor the Supersoul is ever destroyed, actually sees.
What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with all his might.