If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes, new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago.
When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly-balanced courses of action to take, choose the bolder.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Fortune befriends the bold.
There is none so blind as they who won't see.
In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king.
Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.
Man can believe the impossible, but can never believe the improbable.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.