Proper words in proper places, make the true definition of style.
Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none but Him who rules the thunder Put this man and woman asunder.†
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
There is nothing in this world constant, but inconstancy.
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally be done again: and therefore they take special care to record all the decisions formerly made against common justice and the general reason of mankind.
What some invent the rest enlarge.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.
Small causes are sufficient to make a man uneasy when great ones are not in the way. For want of a block he will stumble at a straw.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.
May you live all the days of your life.
Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.
Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off
This is every cook's opinion -no savory dish without an onion,but lest your kissing should be spoiled your onions must be fully boiled.