No poet or orator has ever existed who believed there was any better than himself.
More law, less justice.
Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.
Nor has he spent his life badly who has passed it in privacy.
When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men's [children's] minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind.