If prosperity is regarded as the reward of virtue it will be regarded as the symptom of virtue.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.
I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.
Courage is getting away from death by continually coming within an inch of it.
Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.