Reading was the only amusement I allowed myself.
There are no fools so troublesome as those that have wit.
Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of its filling a vacuum, it makes one.
If you would not be forgotten, do things worth remembering.
I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.
For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.