"Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low."
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"Most safely shall you tread the middle path."
"Perhaps too my name will be joined to theirs."
"Leave war to others; 'tis Protesilaus' part of love."
"Put faith in one who's had experience."
"All love is vanquished by a succeeding love."
"If you want to be loved, be lovable."
"Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality."
"The vulgar crowd values friends according to their usefulness."
"Art lies by its own artifice."
"Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel."
"The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea."
"Beauty is a fragile gift."
"An evil life is a kind of death."
"Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit."
"The burden which is well borne becomes light."
"Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body."
"Fortune and love favor the brave."
"People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude."
"A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace."
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