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A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.   Life
All objects lose by too familiar a view.   Life
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must o...   Life
And love's the noblest frailty of the mind.   Life
And plenty makes us poor.   Life
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cheri...   Life
Bankrupt of life, yet prodigal of ease.   Life
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the s...   Life
Beware the fury of a patient man.   Life
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.   Life
But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little, and ...   Life
By education most have been misled; So they believe, because they were...   Life
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.   Life
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was ti...   Life
For all have not the gift of martyrdom.   Life
For they conquer who believe they can.   Life
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.   Life
Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudg...   Life
God never made His work for man to mend.   Life
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do the...   Life
Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he w...   Life
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day sur...   Life
He invades authors like a monarch; and what would be theft in other po...   Life
Honor is but an empty bubble.   Life
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams - t...   Life
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to...   Life
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herse...   Life
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. F...   Life
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowi...   Life
Love is love's reward.   Love
Nature meant me a wife, a silly harmless household Dove, fond without ...   Life
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.   Life
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with though...   Life
Pains of love be sweeter far Than all other pleasures are.   Life
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.   Life
Resolved to ruin or to rule the state.   Life
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign ...   Life
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fat...   Life
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.   Life
So over violent, or over civil that every man with him was God or Devi...   Life
Successful crimes alone are justified.   Life
The first is the law, the last prerogative.   Life
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others,...   Life
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.   Life
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.   Life
They that possess the prince possess the laws.   Life
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!   Life
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be ...   Life
Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.   Life
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.   Life
What passions cannot music raise or quell?   Life
When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes ...   Love
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people ...   Life
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.   Life
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight...   Life