What leads to unhappiness, is making pleasure the chief aim.
A fool and his words are soon parted.
Parted Soon Fool
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.
Increases Efficacy Dependence
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world.
His Some Degree
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.
Hope Upright Hut
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 Entangled Great
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
Begins Itself Liar
Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.
A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.