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A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World!
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A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
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A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
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A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.
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Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
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All nature wears one universal grin.
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Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
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Composed that monstrous animal a husband and wife.
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Conscience - the only incorruptible thing about us.
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Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness.
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Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
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For clergy are men as well as other folks.
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Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.
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Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation.
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He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later.
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His designs were strictly honorable, as the phrase is; that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage.
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I describe not men, but manners; not an individual, but a species.
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If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
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It hath been often said, that it is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
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It is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
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Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
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LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
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Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.
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Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
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Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
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Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.
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One fool at least in every married couple.
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Read in order to live.
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Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others.
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Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
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The characteristic of coquettes is affectation governed by whim.
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The devil take me, if I think anything but love to be the object of love.
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The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best hearts.
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The world have payed too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are.
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There is an insolence which none but those who themselves deserve contempt can bestow, and those only who deserve no contempt can bear.
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There is not in the universe a more ridiculous, nor a more contemptible animal, than a proud clergyman.
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There is perhaps no surer mark of folly, than to attempt to correct natural infirmities of those we love.
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We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.
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What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow.
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When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
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When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more.
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When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager than the man, If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.
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Where the law ends tyranny begins.
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Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.
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Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not.
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Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation.
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You spend all your life trying to do something they put people in asylums for.
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