More and more wine is a snare for the fool; it lessens his strength and multiplies his wounds.
Wine is very life to man if taken in moderation. Does he really live who lacks the wine which was created for his joy?
Like a man who catches at shadows or chases the wind, is the one who believes in dreams. What is seen in dreams is to reality what the reflection of a face is to the face itself.
Dreams have led many astray, and those who believed in them have perished.
The bread of charity is life itself for the needy; he who withholds it is a man of blood.
If one man prays and another curses, whose voice will the Lord hear?
A man's conscience can tell him his situation better than seven watchmen in a lofty tower.