Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?
When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bodes no good to other people.
It was a good thing to have a couple of thousand people all rigid and frozen together, in the palm of one's hand.
Throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people we most despise.