Man's wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy.
When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't, they don't.
Who ever converses among old books will be hard to please among the new.
No one ever was a great poet, that applied himself much to anything else.
Human status ought not to depend upon the changing demands of the economic process.
The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home.
The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they passed.
The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit.
The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies.