God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech.
Whilst we deliberate how to begin a thing, it grows too late to begin it.
To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.
While we are examining into everything we sometimes find truth where we least expected it.
Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
It is fitting that a liar should be a man of good memory.
Nothing is more dangerous to men than a sudden change of fortune.
It seldom happens that a premature shoot of genius ever arrives at maturity.
It is the nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will first attempt to imitate.