Be calm in arguing for fierceness makes error a fault and truth discourtesy.
In conversation humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
There would be no great men if there were no little ones.
War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
Do not wait the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand and work with whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.
Living well is the best revenge.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
Read as you taste fruit or savor wine or enjoy friendship love or life.