At present the peace of the world has been preserved not by statesman but by capitalists.
There are no uninteresting things, there are only uninterested people.
The real significance of crime is its being a breach of faith with the community of mankind.
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
It goes far toward making a man faithful to let him understand that you think him so; and he that does but suspect I will deceive him gives me a sort of right to do it.
When lovely woman stoops to folly
And finds too late that men betray
What charm can soothe her melancholy ?
What art can wash her guilt away ?
A fool may be known by six things: anger, without cause, speech, without profit; change, without progress; inquiry, without object; putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends.