Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

A mob is the scum that rises upmost when the nation boils.

All, as they say, that glitters is not gold.

To die is landing on some distant shore.

Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.

Set all things in their own peculiar place and know that order is the greatest grace.

Words are but pictures of our thoughts.

Swear, food, or starve; for the dilemma's even; A tradesman thou! and hope to go to heaven?

If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - the more they are condensed the deeper they burn.

Reason to rule but mercy to forgive The first is the law the last prerogative.

Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.

Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.

All objects lose by too familiar a view.

By education most have been misled; So they believe, because they were bred. The priest continues where the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man.

Honor is but an empty bubble.

Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!

We must beat the iron while it is hot but we may polish it at leisure.

The conscience of a people is their power.

War is the trade of Kings.

The first is the law, the last prerogative.

We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.

Love is not in our choice but in our fate.

Genius must be born, and never can be taught.

He who would search for pearls must dive below.

If you have lived, take thankfully the past.

Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.

How can finite grasp infinity.

For they conquer who believe they can.

Even victors are by victories undone.

All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.

Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.

The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.

Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.

For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs only to be seen.

Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.

The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.

What passions cannot music raise or quell?

Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.

Love is a passion which kindles honor into noble acts.

It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.

You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.

Successful crimes alone are justified.

Dancing is the poetry of the foot.

Beware the fury of a patient man.

There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.

Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.

Accurst ambition, how dearly I have bought you.

Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.

Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we know not where.