Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Nothing is to be feared but fear.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.