Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Friends are thieves of time.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
By indignities men come to dignities.