I have no private interest in the reception of my inventions by the world, having never made, nor proposed to make, the least profit by any of them.
He that composes himself is wiser than he that composes a book.
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.
One today is worth two tomorrows.