The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.