I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.
If education is protection to life, you will realize that it is necessary that education accompany life during its whole course.
Envy, my son, wears herself away, and droops like a lamb under the influence of the evil eye.
Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.
The consciousness of knowing how to make oneself useful, how to help mankind in many ways, fills the soul with noble confidence, almost religious dignity.
Such a gift might be easily taken back again.
There is no law governing all things.
And tears are heard within the harp I touch.