Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
Men are what their mothers made them.
The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?
Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
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.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
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.
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.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
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.