Little opportunities should be improved.
All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.
Discouragement is simply the despair of wounded self-love.
Had we not faults of our own, we should take less pleasure in complaining of others.
Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.
If we were faultless we should not be so much annoyed by the defects of those with whom we associate.
Nothing is more despicable than a professional talker who uses his words as a quack uses his remedies.
A good historian is timeless; although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect.
Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half.
All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.