It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart’s the last part moves, her last, the tongue.
Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one.
If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.
There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion.