Cleverness is not wisdom.
What greater grief can there be for mortals than to see their children dead?
Character is a stamp of good repute on a person.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all; only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Would that I were under the cliffs, in the secret hiding-places of the rocks, that Zeus might change me to a winged bird.
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
The man who knows when not to act is wise. To my mind, bravery is forethought.
The bold are helpless without cleverness.
Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.
New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.