Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched.
No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.
The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
Every man is the son of his own works.
There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.
All sorrows are bearable, if there is bread.
Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason.
Too much sanity may be madness. And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be!