All doors open to courtesy.
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
The devil himself is good when he is pleased.
Riches enlarge rather than satisfy appetites.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side ;of the face can smile while the other is pinched.
If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too.
Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.
Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get em, get em right, or they will get you wrong.
The weakest and most timorous are the most revengeful and implacable.
If it were not for hopes, the heart would break.
A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.
Never contend with one that is foolish, proud, positive, testy, or with a superior, or a clown, in matter of argument.
If a man falls once, all will tread upon him.
Slight small injuries, and they will become none at all.
He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.
Debt is the worst poverty.
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.
Despair gives courage to a coward.
Nothing sharpens sight like envy.