Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught
No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool
Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is good company along the way.
If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
Laws are generally not understood by three sorts of persons, viz, by those who make them, by those who execute them, and by those who suffer if they break them
In this Age, when it is said of a man, He knows how to live, it may be implied he is not very honest
Men are not hanged for stealing horses but that horses may not be stolen
A man man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner
They who are of the opinion that Money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for Money
The people are never so perfectly backed, but that they will kick and fling if not stroked at seasonable times.
Popularity is a crime from the moment it is sought; it is only a virtue where men have it whether they will or no
Most men make little use of their speech than to give evidence against their own understanding
When the people contend for their liberty, they seldom get anything by their victory but new masters.
When the People contend for their Liberty, they seldom get any thing by their Victory but new Masters.
MISPENDING a Man's time is a kind of self-homicide, it is making Life to be of no use.