Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour is hastening on; and while we drink and… (read more)
No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
It is difficult not to write satire.
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others
One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
Nature, in giving tears to man, confessed that he had a tender heart; this is our noblest quality