A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.
There are only three events in a man’s life; birth, life, and death; he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live.
They that have lived a single day have lived an age.
Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.
Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author.
He who tip-toes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk.
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
To be among people one loves, that’s sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to be silent among them, to think of indifferent things; but among them, everything is equal.