All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
As we enjoy great advantages from the inventions of others, we should be glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours, and this we should do freely and generously.
He that has not got a wife is not yet a complete man.
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
Well done is better than well said.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it from him.
In reality, there is, perhaps, no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride.
He that sows thorns should never go barefoot.
When the well is dry, they know the worth of water.