To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Be curious, not judgmental.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
All great achievements require time.