Some have learnt many Tricks of sly Evasion, Instead of Truth they use Equivocation, And eke it out with mental Reservation, Which is to good Men an Abomination.
Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.
There cannot be good living where there is not good drinking.
No European who has tasted savage life can afterwards bear to live in our societies.
Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.
In reality there is perhaps no one of our natural Passions so hard to subdue as Pride. Disguise it, struggle with it, beat it down, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive, and will now and then peek out and show itself.