All are inclined to believe what they covet, from a lottery-ticket up >>
Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people >>
Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life -- >>
Man hands on misery to man. It deepens like a coastal shelf. Get out a >>
The spendthrift robs his heirs the miser robs himself. >>
To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery >>
I am as comfortless as a pilgrim with peas in his shoes -- and as cold as Charity, Chastity or any other Virtue.