We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Even within the most beautiful landscape, in the trees, under the leaves the insects are eating each other; violence is a part of life.
It is a true rule that love is ever rewarded, either with the reciproque or with an inward and secret contempt.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue.
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.