Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
Don't introduce me to that man! I want to go on hating him, and I can't hate a man whom I know.
A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
Presents, I often say, endear absents.
I have passed all my days in London, until I have formed as many and intense local attachments as any of you mountaineers can have done with dead nature.
The greatest joy I know is to do a good action by stealth, and have it found by accident.
The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.
'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
New Year's Day is every man's birthday.
It is good to love the unknown.