''Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.''
''Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.''
''Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs?Nono, 'tis your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears.''
''They who drink beer will think beer.''
''A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.''
''There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in travelling in a stage- coach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position and be bruised in a new place.''
''The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion.''