For a man wins nothing better than a good wife, and then again nothing deadlier than a bad one.
Preserve the mean; the opportune moment is best in all things.
Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor.
For both faith and want of faith have destroyed men alike.
He is senseless who would match himself against a stronger man; for he is deprived of victory and adds suffering to disgrace.
If you add a little to a little, and then do it again, soon that little shall be much.
A bad neighbor is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage.
Admire a small ship, but put your freight in a large one; for the larger the load, the greater will be the profit upon profit.
Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above; this is the right time for marriage.