Sincerity is the face of the soul, as dissimulation is the mask.
Slander is the revenge of the coward, and dissimulation of his defense.
Slander is the revenge of a coward, and dissimulation his defence.
Truth at last cannot be hidden. Dissimulation is of no avail. Dissimulation is to no purpose before so great a judge. Falsehood puts on a mask. Nothing is hidden under the sun.
The gibbet is a species of flattery to the human race. Three or four persons are hung from time to time for the sake of making the rest believe that they are virtuous.
Slavery is now nowhere more patiently endured, than in countries once inhabited by the zealots of liberty.
It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets all the credit.