It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.
Knowledge is true opinion.
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
Quick decisions are unsafe decisions.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter – Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes – A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.