It is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul. The evil effect on himself is certain.
To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.