Religion is in the heart, not in the knees.
Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader.
In this world truth can wait; she is used to it.
The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.
The sharp employ the sharp.
Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it's ten to one if they hang long together.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in stranger's gardens.
The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.
He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
Love's like the measles; all the worse when it comes late in life.
Some people are so fond of bad luck they run half way to meet it.
Marriage is like wine. It is not be properly judged until the second glass.