- Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
- Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
- Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
- To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.
- On the Continent people have good food; in Englnd people have good table manners.