It is better to wear out than to rust out.
RICHARD CUMBERLAND, The Duty of Contending for the Faith
Pride is never more offensive than when it condescends to be civil; whereas vanity, whenever it forgets itself, naturally assumes good-humor.
RICHARD CUMBERLAND, The Observer
Politeness is nothing more than an elegant and concealed species of flattery, tending to put the person to whom it is addressed in good humor and respect with himself.
RICHARD CUMBERLAND, The Observer: A Collection of Essays