There is a Connection between Licentiousness and Liberty, that it is not easy to correct the one, without dangerously wounding the other.
History is only a confused heap of facts.
A light supper, a good night’s sleep, and a fine morning have sometimes made a hero of the same man who, by an indigestion, a restless night, and a rainy morning would have proved a coward.
The young leading the young, is like the blind leading the blind; they will both fall into the ditch.
Every man becomes, to a certain degree, what the people he generally converses with are.
Few men are of one plain, decided color; most are mixed, shaded or blended; and vary as much from different situations, as changeable silks do from different lights.
Women are much more like each other than men; they have, in truth, but two passions, vanity and love; these are their universal characteristics.
Women, especially, are to be talked to, as below men, and above children.