Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Good words are worth much, and cost little.
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
Punishment is lame, but it comes.
The offender never pardons.
He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.
He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.
Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.