Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late
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- Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first.
- I should have no objection to go over the same life from its beginning to the end: requesting only the advantage authors have, of correcting in a second edition the faults of the first.
- Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He who is content. Who is that? Nobody.
- The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
- Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won’t take it.
- Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.