Right is its own defense.
He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views.
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Grub first, then ethics.
A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.
You don’t need to pray to God any more when there are storms in the sky, but you do have to be insured.
Temptation to behave is terrible.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
Don’t call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.
Wit must be foiled by wit: cut a diamond with a diamond.