Fine words! I wonder where you stole them.
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.
It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.
When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
There is nothing in this world constant, but inconsistancy.
When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
May you live all the days of your life.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.
I row after health like a waterman...
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.