| Fortune's wheel never stands still the highest point is therefore the most perilous.
| The law, in our case, seems to make the right; and the very reverse ought to be done - the right should make the law.
| An orator is the worse person to tell a plain fact.
| Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property.
| How success changes the opinion of men!
| The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrationa bipeds who hurt only themselves.
| Business was his aversion; Pleasure was his business.
| Our Irish blunders are never blunders of the heart.
| Surely it is much more generous to forgive and remember, than to forgive and forget.
| The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.
| I've a great fancy to see my own funeral afore I die.