With man, most of his misfortunes are occasioned by man.
It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it.
Men are most apt to believe what they least understand.
The enjoyments of this life are not equal to its evils.
There is always something new out of Africa.
True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written; in writing what deserves to be read; and in so living as to make the world happier and better for our living in it.
The master's eye is the best fertilizer.