Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art
Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labor
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.
A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
I have wasted my hours.
Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
Many have made a trade of delusions and false miracles, deceiving the stupid multitude.
The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.
Who sows virtue reaps honor.
For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.
When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
Iron rusts from disuse water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes so with present time.
Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen, even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Even the richest soil, if left uncultivated will produce the rankest weeds.
You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.
You do ill to praise, but worse to censure, what you do not understand
The part always has a tendency to reunite with its whole in order to escape from its imperfection.
No member needs so great a number of muscles as the tongue this exceeds all the rest in the number of its movements
Nature is full of infinite causes that have never occurred in experience.
Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.
Water is the driving force of all nature.