Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.
The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
True merit, like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes.
A person may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him a prisoner.
Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is very good company by the way.
He who leaves nothing to chance will do few things poorly, but he will do few things.
Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it.
The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you.
When people contend for their liberty they seldom get anything for their victory, but new masters.
Most men's anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for.