There is nothing certain in a man's life but that he must lose it.
Whatever the number of a man's friends, there will be times in his life when he has one too few; but if he has only one enemy, he is lucky indeed if he has not one too many.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.
If thou be industrious to procure wealth, be generous in the disposal of it. Man never is so happy as when he giveth happiness unto another.
O be very sure That no man will learn anything at all, Unless he first will learn humility.
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it.
The man who smokes, thinks like a sage and acts like a Samaritan.