An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
If you are ruled by mind you are a king; if by body, a slave.
It is thus with farming: if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work.
Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
Speech is the gift of all, but the thought of few.
I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
Carthage must be destroyed.
After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.
From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternatives.