“Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.”
“Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.”
“Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five.”
“Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.”
“Mine is better than ours.”
“Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.”
“Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones – with ingratitude.”
“My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different trades. I was put to the grammar-school at eight years of age, my father intending to devote me, as the tithe of his sons, to the service of the Church.”
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