To judge wisely, we must know how things appear to the unwise.
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
What can promote innocent mirth, and I may say virtue, more than a good riddle?
I am not imposed upon by fine words; I can see what actions mean.
She hates everything that is not what she longs for.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
A woman dictates before marriage in order that she may have an appetite for submission afterwards.
Life is measured by the rapidity of change, the succession of influences that modify the being.
Upon my word, I think the truth is the hardest missile one can be pelted with.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision
Music sweeps by me as a messenger – Carrying a message that is not for me
There are glances of hatred that stab, and raise no cry of murder.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar/And what we have been makes us what we are.