Misfortunes are, in morals, what bitters are in medicine: each is at first disagreeable; but as the bitters act as corroborants to the stomach, so adversity chastens and ameliorates the disposition
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Ready money works great cures
Love is the dawn of marriage, and marriage is the sunset of love
He who is anxious for the death of another has a long rope to pull.
There is no perfect marriage, for there are no perfect men
He sins as much who holds the bag as he who puts into it
Fine feathers make fine birds
Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble
A person is unlucky who falls on his back and breaks his nose
Nothing is more elegant than ready money!.
God is on the side of the strongest battalions
He who is judge between two friends loses one of them
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience
Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume
Young people tell what they are doing, old people what they have done and fools...
Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.
Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its...
In water one sees one's own face; But in wine one beholds the heart of...
Garlic is as good as ten mothers
Can't see the wood for the trees
There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts: those that we produce in...