I know that I am intelligent because I know that I know nothing.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry but a kind of instinct or inspiration such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
He is richest who is content with the least for content is the wealth of nature.
He is a man of courage who does not run away but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in continue firm and constant.
As to marriage or celibacy let a man take which course he will he will be sure to repent.