-Dare to be wise: begin! Those who postpone the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses, yet on it glides, and will glide forever.
-He is almost always a slave who can’t live on little.
-Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It’s good to be silly at the right moment.
-No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed through the slow and painful process of study and preparation.
-Remember when life’s path is steep to keep your mind even.
-Think to yourself that every day is your last; the hour to which you do not look forward will come as a welcome surprise.
-Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
-Cease to ask what the morrow will bring forth. And set down as gain each day that Fortune grants.