MEN fear death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children, is increased with tales, so is the other.
The general root of superstition : namely, that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss; and commit to memory the one, and forget and pass over the other.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Nothing is so mischievous as the apotheosis of error.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.