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  1. Mourn for me rather as living than as dead.
  2. Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things.
  3. It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.
  4. I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths.
  5. It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
  6. Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.
  7. It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
  8. From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.
  9. God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.
  10. God always strives together with those who strive.
  11. I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.
  12. Excessive fear is always powerless.
  13. There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
  14. Don’t you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
  15. It is always in season for old men to learn.
  16. Everyone’s quick to blame the alien.
  17. The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise.
  18. And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin.
  19. What atonement is there for blood spilt upon the earth?
  20. Be bold and boast, just like the cock beside the hen.

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