Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.
Pure Sweet Love
The art of statesmanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence.
Occurrence Statesmanship Art
A court is an assembly of noble and distinguished beggars.
Assembly Noble Distinguished
She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.
If we go on explaining we shall cease to understand one another.
Cease Shall Go
Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.
Reputation You Precedes
Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts.
Eager Easy Arrange
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
Man Speech Disguise
The bold defiance of a woman is the certain sign of her shame, - when she has once ceased to blush, it is because she has too much to blush for.
Much Sign Defiance
Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime.
Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters.
Rewarded Methods However
Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always good.