The fool wanders, a wise man travels.

He is not laughed at who laughs at himself first.

Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.

He that travels much knows much.

Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too.

No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend until he is unhappy.

Let not thy will roar, when thy power can but whisper.

A woman, a dog and a walnut tree, the more you beat them, the better they be.

Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get them, get them right, or they will get you wrong.

Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof.

Bad excuses are worse than none.

If it were not for hope, the heart would break.

He that plants trees loves others beside himself.

Money is the sinew of love as well as war.

Health is not valued till sickness comes.

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.

'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.

Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.

If you have one true friend you have more than your share.

Trust thyself only, and another shall not betray thee.

Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.

If we are bound to forgive an enemy, we are not bound to trust him.

Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.

An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.

With foxes we must play the fox.

One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.

He that fears your presence will hate you absence.

If thou are a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf.

Judge of thine improvement, not by what thou speakest or writest, but by the firmness of thy mind, and the government of thy passions and affections.

The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.

Enquire not what boils in another's pot.

Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.

A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.

A good garden may have some weeds.

Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched.

Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.

He that is busy is tempted by but one devil; he that is idle, by a legion.

Purchase not friends by gifts; when thou ceasest to give, such will cease to love.

There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.

Anger is one of the sinners of the soul.

Learning makes a man fit company for himself.

Be not extravagantly high in expression of thy commendations of men thou likest, it may make the hearer's stomach rise.

All things are difficult before they are easy.