A man knows not what is in the heart of his fellow.
The beauty of man is in his faithfulness, and his hatefulness is the lying of his lips.
The angry man always thinks he can do more than he can.
A man is known by the company his mind keeps.
Heaven will permit no man to secure happiness by crime.
The man without imagination has no wings, he cannot fly.
A man may as certainly miscarry by his seeming righteousness and supposed graces as by his gross sins.
Make no man your idol; for the best man must have faults, and his faults will usually become yours in addition to your own. This is as true in art as in morals.
No man knows himself as an original.
Every man has three characters - that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Every man is a tamer of wild beasts, and these wild beasts are his passions. To draw their teeth and claws, to muzzle and tame them, to turn them into servants and domestic animals, fuming, perhaps, but submissive - in this consists personal education.
Nothing is more characteristic of a man than the manner in which he behaves towards fools.
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you cannot accept regret.
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man which it forms. If it injures the intelligence, it is bad; if it injures the character, it is vicious; if it injures the conscience it is criminal.
What is an intelligent man? A man who enters with ease and completeness into the spirit of things and the intention of persons, and who arrives at an end by the shortest route.
Without faith a man can do nothing. But faith can stifle all science.
The company of a good man is the light of the soul, of an evil man the poison of life.
A wise man will always be contented with his condition, and will live rather according to his precepts of virtue, than according to the customs of his country.
‘Tis precept and principle, not an estate, that makes a man good for something.
A great estate is a great disadvantage to those who do not know hot to use it, for nothing is more common than to see wealthy persons live scandalously and miserably; riches do them no service in order to virtue and happiness; it is precept and principle, not an estate, that makes a man good for something.