Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
America is a model of force and freedom and moderation – with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.
It is very iniquitous to make me pay my debts, you have no idea of the pain it gives one.
The dew of compassion is a tear.
Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life – and if Virtue is not its own reward I don’t know any other stipend annexed to it.
‘Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark our coming, and look brighter when we come.
It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
Nothing can confound a wise man more than laughter from a dunce.