Ill habits gather by unseen degrees - As brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions--it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
Democracy is essentially anti-authoritarian--that is, it not only demands the right but imposes the responsibility of thinking for ourselves.
Humility and resignation are our prime virtues.
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging well; the chiefest part of which is to observe those excellencies which delight a reasonable reader
Youth should watch joys and shoot them as they fly.
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves.
Beauty is nothing else but a just accord and mutual harmony of the members, animated by a healthful constitution.
My hands are guilty, but my heart is free.
Thoughts cannot form themselves in words so horrid As can express my guilt.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age.