When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager than the man, If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.
One fool at least in every married couple.
When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.
The world have payed too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are.
The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best hearts.
Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
There is perhaps no surer mark of folly, than to attempt to correct natural infirmities of those we love.
Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others.