Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears; while the used key is always bright.
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
He does not possess wealth; it possesses him.
Industry need not wish, and he who lives upon hope will die fasting. There are no gains without pains; then help hands, for I have no lands.
Happiness is produced not so much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.