Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.
The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious men of the blasts of fortune.
They have a right to censure that have a heart to help.
Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.
Category: Books And Reading
Method goes far to prevent trouble in business: for it makes the task easy, hinders confusion, saves abundance of time, and instructs those that have business depending, both what to do and what to hope.
To be like Christ is to be a Christian.
Category: Christians And Christianity
It would be far better to be of no church than to be bitter of any.
Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.
No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.
He that lives to forever, never fears dying.
Category: Death And Dying
Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.
If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.
He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father's care.
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
Category: Friends And Friendship