To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
The greatest sin is to do nothing because you can only do a little.
Good order is the foundation of all things.
There is no safety for honest men, but by believing all possible evil of evil men, and by acting with promptitude, decision, and steadiness on that belief.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.
They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.