He who would search for pearls must dive below.
He who purposes to be an author, should first be a student.
God never made his work for man to mend.
Fortune befriends the bold.
Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.
For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs only to be seen.
For Art may err, but Nature cannot miss.
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
By education most have been misled; so they believe, because they were bred. The priest continues where the nurse began, and thus the child imposes on the man.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.