He who is truly shrewd would rather have people need him than thank him.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Few are devoted to righteousness. Many celebrate her but few visit her.
Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
It is worse to busy yourself with the trivial than to do nothing.
Some ponder things backward, paying much attention to what matters little and little to what matters much.
There is more courage in avoiding danger than in conquering it.