Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness, which this world affords.
Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage.
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
A cow is a very good animal in the field; but we turn her out of a garden.
A cucumber should be well sliced, and dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out, as good for nothing.
A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization.
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him.
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
A man may write at any time if he will set himself doggedly to it.