To have frequent recourse to narrative betrays great want of imagination.
The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description one must travel through it one’s self to be acquainted with it.
The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is doubtless a separation.
The heart never grows better by age I fear rather worse always harder. A young liar will be an old one and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older.
Swift speedy time feathered with flying hours Dissolves the beauty of the fairest brow.
Remember as long as you live that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world with either your conscience or your honor unwounded.
Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring perseverance in exercise adaptation of dress to the variations of climate simple and nutritious aliment and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
Patience is the most necessary quality for business many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.
Men as well as women are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.
Know the true value of time snatch seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness no laziness no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.