Night brings our troubles to the light rather than banishes them.
No untroubled day has ever dawned for me.
When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.
What a great blessing is a friend with a heart so trusty you may safely bury all your secrets in it.
A great step toward independence is a good-humoured stomach.
Learn how to feel joy.
As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
A good mind possesses a kingdom: a great fortune is a great slavery.
There is nothing so bitter, that a patient mind cannot find some solace for it.
The first petition that we are to make to Almighty God is for a good conscience, the next for health of mind, and then of body.
Failure changes for the better, success for the worse.
Time discovered truth.
An age builds up cities: an hour destroys them.
Love of bustle is not industry.
Life is like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
No man was ever wise by chance
The best ideas are common property
No man is crushed by misfortune unless he has first been deceived by prosperity
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for crisis.