Pride the first peer and president of hell.
Wealth, howsoever got, in England makes lords of mechanics, gentlemen of rakes; Antiquity and birth are needless here; 'Tis impudence and money makes a peer.
Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
And of all plagues with which mankind are cursed, ecclesiastic tyranny's the worst.
Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.