Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.
Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others.
There is perhaps no surer mark of folly, than to attempt to correct natural infirmities of those we love.
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best hearts.