Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth.
Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth
Things are not always as they seem; the first appearance deceives many.
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return to better thinking.
Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you.
Strangers he gulls, but friends make fun of him.
An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
In a change of masters the poor change nothing except their master's name.
The only problem with seeing too much is that it makes you insane.
Success tempts many to their ruin.
Gentleness is the antidote for cruelty.
The bow kept taut will quickly break, kept loosely strung, it will serve you when you need it.
I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty.
The intelligence of few perceives what has been carefully hidden in the recesses of the mind.
It is the part of a fool to give advice to others and not himself to be on his guard.
The humble are in danger when those in power disagree.
Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.
A learned man has always riches in himself.
In outward show so splendid and so vain; 'tis but a gilded block without a brain.
Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct.
Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example.