What leads to unhappiness, is making pleasure the chief aim.
Chief Unhappiness Leads
A fool and his words are soon parted.
Poetry and consumption are the most flattering of diseases.
Virtues, like essences, lose their fragrance when exposed.
Every single instance of a friend's insincerity increases our dependence on the efficacy of money.
Money Insincerity Single
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world.
Had Diminished His
Second thoughts oftentimes are the very worst of all thoughts.
Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites; for she frequents the poor man's hut, as well as the palace of his superior.
Poor Man Most
Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it.
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
Itself Ends Begins
Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.
Fear Apprehension Uneasiness
A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
Poor Extravagant Man