Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief, while judicious men are showing you the grounds of it.
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
Second thoughts oftentimes are the very worst of all thoughts.
A man has generally the good or ill qualities, which he attributes to mankind.
The regard one shows economy, is like that we show an old aunt who is to leave us something at last.
The eye must be easy, before it can be pleased.
What leads to unhappiness, is making pleasure the chief aim.
Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.
A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
The world may be divided into people that read, people that write, people that think, and fox-hunters.