|C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.|
| A nod from a lord is a breakfast for a fool.|
| O villains, vipers, dogs, easily won to fawn on any man!|
| Servility is to devotion what hypocrisy is to virtue.|
Mme. de Girardin.
| With that can creep, and pride that licks the dust.|
| The politics of courtiers resemble their shadows; they cringe and turn with the sun of the day.|
| Servility is disgusting to a truly noble character, and engenders only contempt.|