All the property that is necessary to a Man, for the Conservation of the Individual and the Propagation of the Species, is his natural Right, which none can justly deprive him of: But all Property superfluous to such purposes is the Property of the Public, who, by their Laws, have created it, and who may therefore by other laws dispose of it, whenever the Welfare of the Public shall demand such Disposition. He that does not like civil Society on these Terms, let him retire and live among Savages. He can have no right to the benefits of Society, who will not pay his Club towards the Support of it
Taws Noah who first planted the vine and mended his morals by drinking its wine.
If you desire many things, many things will seem few.
He that lives upon hope will die fasting.
He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
When Wine enters, out goes the Truth
When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.
When the well is dry, we learn the worth of water.
Eat not to dullness, drink not to elevation.
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
Flesh eating is unprovoked murder.
Vegetarianism is a greater progress. From the greater clearness of head and quicker apprehension motivated him to become a vegetarian. Flesh-eating is an unprovoked murder.
The thrifty maxim of the wary Dutch, Is to save all the Money they can touch.
All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
The discontented man finds no easy chair.