''"Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed" was the ninth beatitude.''
''Who breaks a butterfly on a wheel?''
''Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!''
''An honest man's the noblest work of God.''
'''Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.''
''What's fame? A fancied life in others' breath,''
''Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.''
''Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and all was light!''
''Men would be angels, angels would be gods.''
''For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.''
''Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.''
''The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.''
''P—xed by her love, or libeled by her hate.''
''Most women have no characters at all.''
''At ev'ry word a reputation dies.''
''So vast is art, so narrow human wit.''
''Good God! how often are we to die before we go quite off this stage? In every friend we lose a part of ourselves, and the best part.''
''Woman's at best a contradiction still.''
''They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.''
''And die of nothing but a rage to live.''