A host is like a general: calamities often reveal his genius.
Pale death knocks with impartial foot at poor mens hovels and kings palaces.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.
Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.
Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.