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A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.   Life
All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.   Life
Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of...   Life
Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty.   Life
Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity.   Life
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies...   History
Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition.   Life
I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my e...   Life
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I h...   Life
I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son.   Life
I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tend...   Life
I was never less alone than when by myself.   Life
It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mo...   Life
My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all t...   Life
My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the...   Life
Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.   Life
Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.   Business
Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.   Life
Style is the image of character.   Life
The author himself is the best judge of his own performance; none has ...   Life
The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common q...   Life
The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of ...   Life
The laws of probability, so true in general, so fallacious in particul...   Life
The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.   Life
The style of an author should be the image of his mind, but the choice...   Life
The urgent consideration of the public safety may undoubtedly authoriz...   Life
The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigator...   Life
Truth, naked, unblushing truth, the first virtue of all serious histor...   Life
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking,...   Life
We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contes...   Life