Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.
There is nothing you can see that is not a Bashoflower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon.
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its opposers.
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.
He that lives to live forever, never fears dying.
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
They have a right to censure that have a heart to help.
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.