A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
The utmost extent of man’s knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.
The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
There is nothing more requisite in business than despatch.
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion.
A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants.