There is no arguing with him, for if his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it.
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.
I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines; and, I believe, Dorothy, you'll own I have been pretty fond of an old wife.
Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement.
Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.
If one wishes to become rich they must appear rich.
And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, that one small head could carry all he knew.
Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway, and fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray.
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
The heart of every man lies open to the shafts of correction if the archer can take proper aim.
As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent; whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease.
I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing.