It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions.
The best of men cannot suspend their fate: The good die early, and the bad die late.
I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world, considering us as a civilized and a Christian country, that we deny the advantages of learning to women.
In trouble to be troubled, Is to have your trouble doubled.
Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.