Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
Love free as air at sight of human ties Spreads his light wings and in a moment flies.
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor.
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.
Know, Nature's children all divide her care; The fur that warms a monarch, warmed a bear. While man exclaims, See all things for my use! See man for mine! replies a pampered goose: And just as short of reason he must fall, Who thinks all made for one, not one for all.
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.
In every friend we lose a part of ourselves and the best part.
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women can.
With too much quickness ever to be taught, with too much thinking to have common thought: You purchase pain with all t hat joy can give, and die of nothing but a rage to live.