As you treat your body, so your house, your domestics, your enemies, your friends – Dress is a table of your contents.
What is the elevation of the soul? A prompt, delicate, certain feeling for all that is beautiful, all that is grand; a quick resolution to do the greatest good by the smallest means; a great benevolence joined to a great strength and great humility.
The craftiest trickery are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart.
He whom common, gross, or stale objects allure, and when obtained, content, is a vulgar being, incapable of greatness in thought or action.
Neither refinement nor delicacy is indispensable to produce elegance.
The most stormy ebullitions of passion, from blasphemy to murder, are less terrific than one single act of cool villainy.
If you see one cold and vehement at the same time, set him down for a fanatic.
Let none turn over books, or roam the stars in quest of God, who sees him not in man.
Loudness is impotence.
To realize that you were mistaken, is just the acknowledgement , that you are wiser today than you were yesterday.
Thousands are hated, while none are loved without a real cause
Softness of smile indicates softness of character.