Doing an injury puts you below your enemy; Revenging one makes you but even with him;forgiving it sets you above him.
School and other education constantly proceed upon false principles, and show a clumsy apparatus pointed at a false mark. but your apparatus is simple, and the mark a true one.
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone.
I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security.
Be not disturbed at trifles, or at accidents common or unavoidable.