"One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for."
"Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold."
"Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish."
"Do not consider painful what is good for you."
"Silence is true wisdom's best reply."
"There is the sky, which is all men's together."
"Much effort, much prosperity."
"The good and the wise lead quiet lives."
"The best of seers is he who guesses well."
"Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad."
"Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes."
"Unhappiness remembering happiness."
"To see their children dead before their eyes?"
"Prosperity is full of friends."
"Luckier than one's neighbor, but still not happy."
"It is the gods' best gift."
"The lucky person passes for a genius"
"In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?"
"Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other."
"Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm."
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