Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent
In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.
I both love and do not love and am mad and not mad.
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war
Hermocrates of Syracuse
You can now, if you choose, employ your present success to advantage, so as to keep what you have got and gain honour and reputation besides, and you can avoid the mistake of those who meet with an extraordinary piece of good fortune, and are led on by hope to grasp continually at something further, through having already succeeded without expecting it.