This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy, for contempt too high.
His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was always in the right.
Nothing is to come, and nothing past: But an eternal now, does always last.
Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it, and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
The world's a scene of changes, and to be constant, in nature were inconstancy.