Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in stranger's gardens.
Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader
Earth is here so kind [Australia], that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.
Never have a friend that's poorer than yourself
The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.
The last word is the most dangerous of infernal machines; and husband and wife should no more fight to get it than they would struggle for the possession of a lighted bomb-shell
We love peace, but not peace at any price. There is a peace more destructive of the manhood of living man, than war is destructive to his body. Chains are worse than bayonets.
Troubles are like babies - they only grow by nursing
Virtue is a beautiful thing in woman when they don't go about with it like a child with a drum making all sorts of noise with it
What would women do if they could not cry? What poor, defenseless creatures they would be
A coquette is like a recruiting sergeant, always on the lookout for fresh victims
Every rose has its thorn: - you never find a woman without pins and needles
If you tickle the earth with a hoe she laughs with a harvest
He is one of those wise philanthropists who in a time of famine would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks
Dogmatism is puppyism come to its full growth