A good End cannot sanctifie evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it.
True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.
Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.
He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father’s wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father’s care.
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.