A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg.
No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.
Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning.
Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
If there be no enemy there’s no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents.
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy.