Man’s mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.
Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men’s judgments of one another.
Prevention is better than cure.
Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
In the country of the blind the one eyed man is king.
Your library is your paradise.
Concealed talent brings no reputation.
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
It’s the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide.
Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known.