True silence is the rest of the mind and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body nourishment and refreshment.
Time is what we want most but what we use worst.
The tallest Trees are most in the Power of the Winds and Ambitious Men of the Blasts of Fortune.
The jealous are troublesome to others but a torment to themselves.
Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
Only trust thyself and another shall not betray thee.
Patience and Diligence like faith remove mountains.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money virtue before beauty the mind before the body then thou hast a wife a friend a companion a second self.