The parson knows enough who knows a Duke.
God made the country and man made the town.
A fretful temper will divide the closest knot that may be tied, by ceaseless sharp corrosion; a temper passionate and fierce may suddenly your joys disperse at one immense explosion.
Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.
Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God.
Candid and generous and just. Boys care but little whom they trust. An error soon corrected -- for who but learns in riper years. That man, when smoothest he appears, is most to be suspected?
The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow.
A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator.
Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend.
Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely appealed to on each trifling theme.
Variety's the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavor.