Whatever is beautiful is beautiful by necessity.
Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
Men are the dreams of a shadow.
The best of healers is good cheer.
The test of any man lies in action.
Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen.
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.