-Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.
-Live always in the best company when you read.
-You must not think me necessarily foolish because I am facetious, nor will I consider you necessarily wise because you are grave.
-Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for and you will succeed.