Anything cracked will shatter at a touch.
In our play we reveal what kind of people we are.
A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow.
Dignity and love do not blend well, nor do they continue long together.
Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.
God himself helps those who dare.
I flee who chases me and chase who flees me.
If you would be loved, be lovable.
Nothing is stronger than habit.
We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind and has given up worrying once and for all.
If you would marry suitably, marry your equal.
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
I grabbed a pile of dust, and holding it up, foolishly asked for as many birthdays as the grains of dust, I forgot to ask that they be years of youth.
One should learn even from one's enemies.