Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.
1724 – 1804
Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
65 BC – 8 BC
Don’t be surprised at Fortune’s turns and twists: That wheel has spun a thousand yarns before.
1320 – 1390
There are so many books I want to read. Difficult books. That’s what I intend to do and what I’m longing for.
1918 – 2007
The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.
1343 – 1400