Read much, but not many books.
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »
- Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man.
- Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
- If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.
- What vast additions to the conveniences and comforts of living might mankind have acquired, if the money spent in wars had been employed in works of public utility; what an extension of agriculture even to the tops of our mountains; what rivers rendered navigable, or joined by canals; what bridges, aqueducts, new roads, and other public works, edifices, and improvements might not have been obtained by spending those millions in doing good, which in the last war have been spent in doing mischief.
- If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
- Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality, nothing will do, and with them everything.