Loyalty is still the same, whether it win or lose the game; true as a dial to the sun, although it be not shined upon.
Work with some men is as besetting a sin as idleness with others
He'd undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's no horse. He'd prove a buzzard is no fowl, And that a Lord may be an owl, A calf an Alderman, a goose a Justice, And rooks, Committee-men or Trustees.
I've heard old cunning stagers Say, fools for arguments use wagers.
All philosophies, if you ride them, are nonsense, but some are greater nonsense than others.
Always eat grapes downward - that is eat the best grapes first; in this way there will be none better left on the bunch, and each grape will seem good down to the last. If you eat the other way, you will not have a good grape in the lot.
The extremes of glory and of shame, Like east and west, become the same No Indian prince has to his palace - More followers than a thief to the gallows
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
Authority intoxicates, And makes mere sots of magistrates; The fumes of it invade the brain, And make men giddy, proud and vain: By this the fool commands the wise, The noble-with the base complies, The sot assumes the rule of wit, And cowards make t
If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.
He that complies against his will Is of his own opinion still.
The extremes of glory and of shame, Like east and west, become the same No Indian prince has to his palace - More followers than a thief to the gallows.
The public do not know enough to be experts, yet know enough to decide between them.
To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty.
Life is one long process of getting tired.