All men by nature desire to know.
For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Most people would rather give than get affection.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.
Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.