"In our corrupted state, common weaknesses and defects contribute
more towards reconciling us to one another than all the precepts
of the philosophers and divines."
"The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We
are sure to judge wrong, if we do not feel right."
"Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; and with all
thy getting get understanding."
"Wisdom is better than rubies."
"Seest thou a man who is wise in his own conceit? there is more
hope of a fool than of him."
"In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge
"Wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness."
"Whatever evil a man may think of women, there
is no woman but thinks more."
"Most women are not so young as they are painted."
"A very great part of the mischiefs that vex this world arises from
"Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know man."
"Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but
they are the money of fools."
"The physical world seems to be the work of a powerful and good
being who has been forced to abandon to a wicked being the execution
of part of his plan. But the moral world seems to be the product of a
devil who has lost his mind."