It is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human understanding to be more moved and excited by affirmatives than by negatives.
It Is The Wisdom Of Crocodiles, That Shed Tears When They Would Devour.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not what they ought to do.
We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake...
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.