The wavering mind is but a base possession.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for.
Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
A sweet thing, for whatever time, to revisit in dreams the dear dead we have lost.
The wisest men follow their own direction.
A bad beginning makes a bad ending.
Cowards do not count in battle; they are there but not in it.
To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man. The coward despairs.
There is one thing alone – that stands the brunt of life throughout its course: a quiet conscience.
The best prophet is common sense, our native wit.