No man ever was glorious, who was not laborious.
Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.
Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
Pride that dines on vanity, sips on contempt.
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
Learn of the skilful; he that teaches himself, has a fool for his master.
Now I've a sheep and a cow, every body bids me good morrow.
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stands a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure, too.