Ask not what tomorrow may bring, but count as blessing every day that Fate allows you.
A good and faithful judge prefers what is right to what is expedient.
No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
If a man's fortune does not fit him, it is like the shoe in the story; if too large it trips him up, if too small it pinches him.
Happy he who far from business, like the primitive are of mortals, cultivates with his own oxen the fields of his fathers, free from all anxieties of gain.
No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed through the slow and painful process of study and preparation
In times of stress, be bold and valiant.
If you would have me weep, you must first of all feel grief yourself.
Hired mourners at a funeral say and do - A little more than they whose grief is true
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Live as brave men and face adversity with stout hearts.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.