To be hated cordially, is only a left-handed compliment.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being wise, take a strange delight in showing what they think they have sagaciously read in mankind by uncharitable suspicions of them.
Yet habit - strange thing! what cannot habit accomplish?
To the last, I grapple with thee; From Hell's heart, I stab at thee; For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee.
There is nothing namable but that some men will, or undertake to, do it for pay.