Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent
Grammar, perfectly understood, enables us not only to express our meaning fully and clearly, but so to express it as to enable us to defy the ingenuity of man to give to our words any other meaning than that which we ourselves intend them to express.
The tendency of taxation is to create a class of persons who do not labor, to take from those who do labor the produce of that labor, and to give it to those who do not labor
I view the tea-drinking as a destroyer of health, an enfeebler of the frome, an engender of effeminacy and laziness, a debaucher of youth and maker of misery for old age
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is caused in the world.
Men of integrity are generally pretty obstinate, in adhering to an opinion once adopted.