There are many kinds of conceit, but the chief one is to let people know what a very ancient and gifted family one descends from.
One can pass on responsibility, but not the discretion that goes with it.
Withersoever the wheel of Fortune turns, Virtue stands firm upon her feet.
I say that the art of sculpture is eight times as great as any other art based on drawing, because a statue has eight views and they must all be equally good.
Laws cannot be imposed on him who is the master of the law.
Let everyone witness how many different cards fortune has up her sleeve when she wants to ruin a man.
Cats of good breed hunt better fat than lean.
A painting is merely the image of a tree, a man, or any other object reflected in a fountain. The difference between a painting and sculpture is the difference between a shadow and the thing which casts it.
The laws can’t be enforced against the man who is the laws’ master.
All works of nature created by God in heaven and on earth are works of sculpture.