He who has no taste for order, will be often wrong in his judgment, and seldom considerate or conscientious in his actions.
Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.
If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.
You may tell a man thou art a fiend, but not your nose wants blowing; to him alone who can bear a thing of that kind, you may tell all.
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Conscience is the sentinel of virtue.
The craftiest trickery are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart.
Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He only who acts conscientiously toward himself, will act so toward others.
Who has a daring eye tell downright truths and downright lies.
If you see one cold and vehement at the same time, set him down for a fanatic.
Category: Fanatics And Fanaticism
Be not the fourth friend of him who had three before and lost them.
Category: Friends And Friendship
Genius always gives its best at first; prudence, at last.
Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can produce more and better, has talents; who can produce what none else can, has genius.
Let none turn over books, or roam the stars in quest of God, who sees him not in man.