Words are but pictures of our thoughts.
A narrow mind begets obstinacy; we do not easily believe what we cannot see.
Look around the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
The idea of the painter and the sculptor is undoubtedly that perfect and excellent example of the mind, by imitation of which imagined form all things are represented which fall under human sight.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds divide.
All heiresses are beautiful.
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
The love of liberty with life is given, And life itself the inferior gift of Heaven.
Honor is but an empty bubble.
Silence in times of suffering is the best.
When fate summons, monarchs must obey.
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may be
When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered snow, They melted as they fell.