Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Men are what their mothers made them.
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
All diseases run into one, old age.
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
I think being funny is not anyone's first choice.
I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
The first wealth is health.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.
Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't they'd be married too.
Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of one hidden stuff.