Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are.
We are discreet sheep. We wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove.
If a person does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Humans are creatures who spend their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.
Those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.
Conform and be dull.
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff.
It is the weak person who urges compromise, never the strong person.