Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it.
Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.
Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.