Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.
Give help rather than advice.
Most people grow old within a small circle of ideas, which they have not discovered for themselves. There are perhaps less wrong-minded people than thoughtless.
If people did not compliment one another there would be little society.
Everyone is born sincere and die deceivers.
The art of pleasing is the art of deception.
Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
Those who can bear all can dare all.
We should expect the best and the worst of mankind, as from the weather.
Our failings sometimes bind us to one another as closely as could virtue itself.
We are almost always guilty of the hate we encounter.
To achieve great things we must live as though we were never going to die.
The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught.
Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something.
The idle always have a mind to do something.