Observe all men, thyself most.
In reality, there is, perhaps, no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride.
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time.
He does not possess wealth; it possesses him.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
No nation was ever ruined by trade.
He that's secure is not safe.
A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can scarce ever be spent.
Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
If you desire many things, many things will seem few.
Time is money.
Lost time is never found again.
One today is worth two tomorrows.
Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.