Wise it is to comprehend the whole.
The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss.
The man that makes a character, makes foes.
The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.
Still seems it strange, that thou shouldst live forever? Is it less strange, that thou shouldst live at all? This is a miracle; and that no more.
Read nature; nature is a friend to truth.
Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little wordings enjoy.
I had looked for happiness in fast living, but it was not there. I tried to find it in money, but it was not there either. But when I placed myself in tune with what I believe to be the fundamental truths of life, when I began to develop my limited ability, to rid my mind of all kinds of tangled thoughts, and fill it with zeal and courage and love, when I gave myself a chance by treating myself decently and sensibly, I began to feel the stimulating, warm glow of happiness.
Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
Accept a miracle instead of wit and see two dull lines with Stanhope's pencil writ.