Measure a person by what they do with power.
Know your opportunity.
Forgiveness is better than revenge.
Know the right moment.
Do well the duty that lies before you.
What thou intendest to do, speak not of before thou doest it.
Seize time by the forelock.
Know thy opportunity.
The best state is that in which bad men are not allowed to hold office, and good men are not allowed to refuse office.
Do not reproach a man with his misfortunes, fearing lest Nemesis may overtake you.
That state is best ordered when the wicked have no command, and the good have.
Speak no ill of a friend, nor even of an enemy.
Whatever you do, do it well.
Know thine opportunity.
Do not say before hand what you are going to do; for if you fail, you will be laughed at.
You should know which opportunities to choose.
Cultivate truth, good faith, experience, cleverness, sociability, and industry.
Do not to your neighbor what you would take ill from him.