Quotes

11 November 2014
We envy not the warmer clime, that lies In ten degrees of more indulgent skies, Nor at the coarseness of our heaven repine, Though o'er our heads the frozen Pleiads shine: 'Tis Liberty that crowns Britannia's Isle, And makes her barren rocks and her bleak mountains smile.
11 November 2014
With regard to donations always expect the most from prudent people, who keep their own accounts.
11 November 2014
The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but what will render his life happy on the whole amount.
11 November 2014
Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved.
11 November 2014
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
11 November 2014
Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly be corrupt.
11 November 2014
'Tis not in mortals to command success, But we'll do more, Sempronius, we'll deserve it.
11 November 2014
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
11 November 2014
Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer.
11 November 2014
When an old Woman begins to doat [sic], and grow chargeable to a Parish, she is generally turned into a Witch, and fills the whole Country with extravagant Fancies, imaginary Distempers, and terrifying Dreams. In the mean time, the poor Wretch that is the innocent Occasion of so many Evils begins to be frighted at her self, and sometimes confesses secret Commerces and Familiarities that her Imagination forms in a delirious old Age.

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