Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.
Acquire a government over your ideas, that they may come down when they are called, and depart when they are bidden.
Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession.
Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still.
For Satan always finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.
I would not change my blest estate for all the world calls good or great.
Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks.
'Tis the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain, you have waked me too soon, I must slumber again.