How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be When there’s no help in truth
A man’s errors are what make him amiable.
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
If you sit down at set of sun And count the acts that you have done, And counting find One self-denying deed, one word That eased the heart of him who heard One glance most kind That fell like sunshine where it went- Then you may count that day well spent.
A man who does not know foreign language is ignorant of his own.
Nothing is more terrible than ignorance in action.
Love grants in a moment what toil can hardly achieve in an age.
Anecdotes and maxims are rich treasures to the man of the world, for he knows how to introduce the former at fit place in conversation.
The man who acts never has any conscience no one has any conscience but the man who thinks.