Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.
There are three faithful friends--an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.
I am lord of myself, accountable to none.
He does not posses wealth that allows it to possess him.
God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: This is my country!
Happiness consists more in small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.
Spinoza Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
A small leak can sink a great ship
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.