A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
The argument of the strongest is always the best.
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
Be advised that all flatterers live at the expense of those who listen to them.