A liar should have a good memory.
The perfection of art is to conceal art.
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.
In almost everything, experience is more valuable than precept.
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues.
Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.