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A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.
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A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
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An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
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Bravery never goes out of fashion.
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Come children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.
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Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
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Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
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Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you.
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Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone who dies.
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Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
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Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
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I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
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I never know whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
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I would rather make my name than inherit it.
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If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
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If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!
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It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
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It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
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It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
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It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
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Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
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Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and you will succeed.
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Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
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Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.
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Next to excellence, comes the appreciation of it.
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Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
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People hate as they love, unreasonably.
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People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
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Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
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The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion.
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The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new.
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The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.
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There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.
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There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
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'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
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To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
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What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days! It blesses him that gives and him that takes.
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When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.
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When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
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