''Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.''
''Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.''
''Once kick the world, and the world and you will live together at a reasonably good understanding.''
''Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.''
''The most positive men are the most credulous.''
''I cannot but conclude the bulk of your natives to be the most pernicious race of little, odious vermin that Nature ever suffered to crawl upon the surface of the earth.''
''May you live all the days of your life.''
''It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house for the voice of the kingdom.''
''Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound is couched underneath.''
''We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.''
''A footman may swear; but he cannot swear like a lord. He can swear as often: but can he swear with equal delicacy, propriety, and judgment?''