He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father’s wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father’s care.
To be a man’s own fool is bad enough, but the vain man is everybody’s.
Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.
Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.
A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it.
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
True godliness does not turn men out of the world, but enables them to live better in it and excites their endeavors to mend it.
Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.
Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.