Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same.
The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population.
To make the child in your own image is a capital crime, for your image is not worth repeating. The child knows this and you know it. Consequently you hate each other.
So Indian policy has become institutionalized and the result has been that American people have become more dependent on government and that the American people have become more dependent on corporations.
My soul is now her day, my day her night, So I lie down, and so I rise.
Where wealth accumulates, men decay.
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.