Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.
To know nothing is the happiest life.
Women, can’t live with them, can’t live without them.
It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to antiquity its due reverence.
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
Fools are without number.
No one respects a talent that is concealed.
The desire to write grows with writing.
I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people.
Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
War is sweet to those who have not experienced it.