1. 10

    Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.

    39
  2. 9

    Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.

    56
  3. 8

    Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.

    68
  4. 7

    Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.

    69
  5. 6

    Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him.

    71
  6. 5

    A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.

    85
  7. 4

    Patience and time do more than strength or passion.

    93
  8. 3

    Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.

    101
  9. 2

    Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.

    106
  10. 1

    People who make no noise are dangerous.

    139
  11. Last Update: 23 January 2022

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