To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
Light is the symbol of truth.
Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed.
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us.