Wickedness is always easier than virtue; for it takes the short cut to everything.
Wine makes a man better pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others.
Words are men's daughters, but God's sons are things.
You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do more good to them by spending it in luxury, than by giving it for by spending it in luxury, you make them exert industry, whereas by giving it, you keep them idle.
Your manuscript is both good and original but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.