I think the mark of a great ruler, is not his ability to make war but to achieve peace.
Once you have listened to the gossip for some time, you will soon feel as if you know everyone, even if you have never met them.
The perversity of the human spirit is such that when a young lady longs for one specific partner, every other partner counts for nothing.
To demand perfection is a sure way to be disappointed in everybody, for you will be bound to think ill of others.
A curious part of the human psyche is that the moment that a person presumed to be in danger is discovered to be safe, everyone's anxiety turns into anger.
If you ask too many questions, you will find no answers, only more questions.
When a person is uncertain in love, there is nothing easier than for him to put one and one together and to make three out of them.
It is generally true that, the more preparations one has for an event, the more inconveniently fast the event will occur.
It is much easier to break the rules when one s surrounded by strangers. One does not know any of them, so one cannot really care for their opinion.