"But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor."
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"To endeavor to work upon the vulgar with fine sense is like attempting to hew blocks with a razor."
"Virtuous and vicious everyone must be; few in extremes, but all in degree."
"On wrongs swift vengeance waits."
"Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause."
"The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine."
"How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot."
"Honor and shame from no condition rise; Act well your part, there all the honor lies."
"Be not the first by which a new thing is tried, or the last to lay the old aside."
"Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul."
"By foreign hands thy humble grave adorned; By strangers honored, and by strangers mourned."
"There goes a saying, and 'twas shrewdly said, Old fish at table, but young flesh in bed."
"Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man."
"Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe."
"One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit."
"On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale."
"Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance."
"At every trifle take offense, that always shows great pride or little sense."
"All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye."
"Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men."
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