All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
Hold it the greatest sin to prefer existence to honor, and for the sake of life to lose the reasons… (read more)
A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind
Who you know will get your foot into the door. What you know will keep your foot out of your… (read more)
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
Just because someone looks good doesn’t mean that they should be respected and trusted.
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence
I believe that all wisdom consists in caring immensely for a few right things, and not caring a straw about… (read more)