Books are hindrances to persisting stupidity.
If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.
The lazy man always does twice the work.(El bago siempre pasa double trabajo)
Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
Never advise anyone to go to war or to marry.
A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
Drink nothing without seeing it; sign nothing without reading it.
Take hold lightly; let go lightly. This is one of the great secrets of felicity in love.
How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
He who is caught in a lie is not believed when he tells the truth.
Discretion is knowing how to hide that which we cannot remedy.