There is no sinner like a young saint.
I think a Play the best divertisement that wise men have: but I do also think them nothing so who do discourse so formallie about the rules of it, as if 'twere the grand affair of humane life.
Love ceases to be a pleasure, when it ceases to be a secret.
Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.
Oh, what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour!
Fantastic fortune thou deceitful light, That cheats the weary traveler by night, Though on a precipice each step you tread, I am resolved to follow where you lead.
That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library.
Last Update: 27 January 2023
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