Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a woman hate a man for being a friend to her.
Health consists with temperance alone.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves.
To err is human, to forgive divine.
Never find fault with the absent.
Passions are the gales of life.
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.
Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
See my lips tremble, and my eye-balls roll,/ Suck my last breath, and catch my flying soul!
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every foe.