Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Just as courage imperils life fear protects it.
I love those who can smile in trouble who can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink but they whose heart is firm and whose conscience approves their conduct will pursue their principles unto death.
I have offended God and mankind because my work didn’t reach the quality it should have.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory.
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.