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A blind man knows he cannot see, and is glad to be led, though it be b...   Life
A friend who cannot at a pinch remember a thing or two that never happ...   Life
A genius can never expect to have a good time anywhere, if he is a gen...   Life
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.   Nature
A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion...   Life
A man's friendships are, like his will, invalidated by marriage - but ...   Life
A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.   Life
A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, be alloyed with some commo...   Life
All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is t...   Life
All of the animals except for man know that the principle business of ...   Life
All philosophies, if you ride them home, are nonsense, but some are gr...   Life
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of ev...   Life
All truth is not to be told at all times.   Life
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one...   Life
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to kn...   Life
Because they did not see merit where they should have seen it, people,...   Life
Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to thos...   Life
Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for its...   Life
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prep...   Life
Dullness is so much stronger than genius because there is so much more...   Life
Eating is touch carried to the bitter end.   Life
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or ar...   Life
Every one should keep a mental wastepaper basket and the older he grow...   Life
Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself ...   Life
Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.   Life
For most men, and most circumstances, pleasure -tangible material pros...   Life
For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.   Life
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.   Life
Genius is a nuisance, and it is the duty of schools and colleges to ab...   Life
God cannot alter the past, though historians can.   History
God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.   Life
Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly have seeds of good...   Life
He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.   Life
He was born stupid, and greatly increased his birthright.   Life
Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning...   Life
I believe that more unhappiness comes from this source than from any o...   Life
I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.   Life
If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently ...   Life
If life must not be taken too seriously, then so neither must death.   Life
If there is any moral in Christianity, if there is anything to be lear...   Life
If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we...   Life
If you follow reason far enough it always leads to conclusions that ar...   Life
In law, nothing is certain but the expense.   Life
Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo not for a man.   Life
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The w...   Life
It is immoral to get drunk because the headache comes after the drinki...   Life
It is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which...   Life
Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance on...   Life
Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete ...   Life
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrume...   Experience
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.   Life
Life is one long process of getting tired.   Life
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient pr...   Life
Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it, shall perish by it.   Life
Look before you leap for as you sow, ye are like to reap.   Life
Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the...   Life
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the vict...   Life
Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.   Life
Marriage is distinctly and repeatedly excluded from heaven. Is this be...   Life
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to...   Life
Natural amiableness is too often seen in company with sloth, with usel...   Life
Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.   Life
No mistake is more common and more fatuous than appealing to logic in ...   Life
Nobody shoots at Santa Claus.   Life
Oaths are but words, and words are but wind.   Life
Opinions have vested interests just as men have.   Life
Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children.   Life
People are always good company when they are doing what they really en...   Life
People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian relig...   Life
Rare virtues are like rare plants or animals, things that have not bee...   Life
Self-preservation is the first law of nature.   Life
Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear les...   Life
The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is that one can lay ...   Life
The Ancient Mariner would not have taken so well if it had been called...   Life
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the long...   Life
The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing ...   Life
The clergyman is expected to be a kind of human Sunday.   Life
The function of vice is to keep virtue within reasonable bounds.   Life
The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself wi...   Life
The healthy stomach is nothing if it is not conservative. Few radicals...   Life
The hen is an egg's way of producing another egg.   Life
The history of art is the history of revivals.   Life
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the b...   Life
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.   Life
The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is t...   Life
The public buys its opinions as it buys its meat, or takes in its milk...   Life
The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private pa...   Life
The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by...   Life
There are more fools than knaves in the world, else the knaves would n...   Life
There are two great rules in life, the one general and the other parti...   Life
There is but one step from the Academy to the Fad.   Life
There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.   Life
There is nothing so unthinkable as thought, unless it be the entire ab...   Life
Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweet...   Life
Though analogy is often misleading, it is the least misleading thing w...   Life
To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty.   Life
To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, ...   Death
To live is like to love - all reason is against it, and all healthy in...   Life
Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism.   Life
Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise, and t...   Life
We all like to forgive, and love best not those who offend us least, n...   Life
When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will ofte...   Life
When you've told someone that you've left them a legacy the only decen...   Life
Words are not as satisfactory as we should like them to be, but, like ...   Life
Work with some men is as besetting a sin as idleness.   Life