To make no mistakes is not in the power of man but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Silence at the proper season is wisdom and better than any speech.
Painting is silent poetry and poetry is painting that speaks.
Medicine to produce health must examine disease and music to create harmony must investigate discord.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him for the one is only belief – the other contempt.
I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my power and possessions.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.