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 Efficacy Single
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world.
Degree Knowledge His
Second thoughts oftentimes are the very worst of all thoughts.
Thoughts Oftentimes Second
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.
Hut Well Hope
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.
Laws Break Alone
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
Truth Appear Like
Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.
Superiority Apprehension Under
A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world.
The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
Patriotism Increasing Some
Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former.
Increase Grandeur Opposite