|If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.|
|The united voice of millions cannot lend the smallest foundation to falsehood.|
|Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain,|
With grammar, and nonsense, and learning.
Good liquor, I stoutly maintain,
Gives genius a better discerning.
|You, that are going to be married, think things can never be done too fast: but we that are old, and know what we are about, must elope methodically, madam.|
|The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.|
|A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.|
|People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.|
|Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.|
|People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after.|
|Our greatest glory consist not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.|