Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
Knowledge is of two kinds; we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.