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.
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to antiquity its due reverence.
No one respects a talent that is concealed.
Fools are without number.
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.