The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.
It is the nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will first attempt to imitate.
Whilst we deliberate how to begin a thing, it grows too late to begin it.
A liar should have a good memory.
Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.