The best things in life aren't things.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Fit yourself for the best society, and then, never enter it.
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
Your labor only may be sold, your soul must not.
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
It is far better to give work that is above a person, than to educate the person to be above their work.
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
A book worth reading is worth buying.
When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.