Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is...
When men grow virtuous in their old age, they are merely making a sacrifice to...
We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love...
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us...
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all...
Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is...
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition...
Two friendships in two breasts requires The same aversions and desires.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love; Juno, a terrible shrew, the...
Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old.
Your notions of friendship are new to me; I believe every man is born with...
Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruption.
May you live every day of your life.
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.