By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.