The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn’t much better than tedious disease.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined.
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
If a man’s character is to be abused there’s nobody like a relative to do the business.
He lives out in Orchard Park. I mean, to be able to sit on the bench so patiently, for whatever part, and to be able to get up and do something, with such heroic competencies would be great.
At ev’ry word a reputation dies.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head.
He who receives a great many letters demanding answer, sees himself as if engaged in a hopeless struggle of one man against the rest of the world.
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.