Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
I am lord of myself, accountable to none.
To be content, look backward on those who possess less than yourself, not forward on those who possess more. If this does not make you content, you don't deserve to be happy.
This respect to all, with an opinion that the worst had some good effects, induc'd me to avoid all discourse that might tend to lessen the good opinion another might have of his own religion.
Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom.
All would live long, but none would be old.
Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
Make yourself sheep and the wolves will eat you.