The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all...
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may...
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is...
May you live every day of your life.
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is...
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...