A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.
He is great enough that is his own master.
Our body is a well-set clock, which keeps good time, but if it be too much or indiscreetly tampered with, the alarm runs out before the hour
Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues.
Perfection is the child of time
Mongst all these stirs of discontented strife, O, let me lead an academic life; To know much, and to think for nothing, know Nothing to have, yet think we have enow.
Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
A man's opinion is in others; his being is in himself.
He is a very humble man, that thinks not himself better than some others.
What fools are we, to be besotted with the love of our own trouble, and to hate our liberty and rest!
How easy it is for men to be swollen with admiration of their own strength and glory, and to be lifted up so high as to lose sight both of the ground whence they rose, and the hand that advanced them.
A legal thief, a bloodless murderer, A fiend incarnate, a false usurer.