Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
What’s vice today may be virtue, tomorrow.
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.
The world have payed too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are.
It is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not.
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.
The devil take me, if I think anything but love to be the object of love.
When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager than the man, If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.
When I’m not thanked at all, I’m thanked enough, I’ve done my duty, and I’ve done no more.
The characteristic of coquettes is affectation governed by whim.
We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.
There is perhaps no surer mark of folly, than to attempt to correct natural infirmities of those we love.