He that can have patience can have what he will.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
We are more thoroughly an enlightened people with respect to our political interests than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
The doors of wisdom are never shut.
In general mankind since the improvement of cookery eats twice as much as nature requires.
Be slow in choosing a friend slower in changing.
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed too severe seldom executed.
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.