The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.
The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one's steps, and reach the air above, there's the rub.
Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.
It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.
Age steals away all things, even the mind.
Every sound alarms.
Age carries all things away, even the mind.
All things deteriorate in time.
Trust not too much to appearances.
Even virtue is fairer when it appears in a beautiful person.
One man excels in eloquence, another in arms.
If ye despise the human race, and mortal arms, yet remember that there is a God who is mindful of right and wrong.
Fury itself supplies arms.
Who asks whether the enemy was defeated by strategy or valor?