Riches, like glory or health, have no more beauty or pleasure than their possessor is pleased to lend them.
Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
How many condemnations I have witnessed more criminal than the crime!
We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.
Unless a man feels he has a good enough memory, he should never venture to lie.
The worst of my actions or conditions seem not so ugly unto me as I find it both ugly and base not to dare to avouch for them.