1. 10

    If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.

    38
  2. 9

    Folk whose own behavior is most ridiculous are always to the fore in slandering others.

    53
  3. 8

    To find yourself jilted is a blow to your pride. Do your best to forget it and if you don't succeed, at least pretend to.

    55
  4. 7

    Great is the fortune of he who possesses a good bottle, a good book, and a good friend.

    56
  5. 6

    I hate all men, the ones because they are mean and vicious, and the others for being complaisant with the vicious ones.

    67
  6. 5

    I want people to be sincere; a man of honor shouldn't speak a single word that doesn't come straight from his heart.

    69
  7. 4

    I assure you, an educated fool is more foolish than an uneducated one.

    70
  8. 3

    The most effective way of attacking vice is to expose it to public ridicule. People can put up with rebukes but they cannot bear being laughed at: they are prepared to be wicked but they dislike appearing ridiculous.

    91
  9. 2

    All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.

    120
  10. 1

    It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.

    147
  11. Last Update: 16 January 2022

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