Less base the fear of death than fear of life.
The purpose firm is equal to the deed.
Those who build beneath the stars build too low.
None think the great unhappy, but the great.
Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little wordings enjoy.
Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.
Procrastination is the thief of time: Year after year it steals, till all are fled, and to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene.
Some, for renown, on scraps of learning dote, and think they grow immortal as they quote.
Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
To leave a sting within a brother's heart.
By night an atheist half believes in God.
Our birth is nothing but our death begun.