If you have something to do tomorrow, do it today.
Let thy child's first lesson be obedience, and the second may be what thou wilt.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
I haven't failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that don't work.
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments.
Historians relate, not so much what is done, as what they would have believed.
Hear not ill of a friend, nor speak any of an enemy.
Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy.
If you teach a poor young man to shave himself, and keep his razor in order, you may contribute more to the happiness of his life than in giving him a thousand guineas.