A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.