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A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show...   Life
A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.   Life
A man knows his companion in a long journey and a little inn.   Life
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every o...   Life
A wise traveler never despises his own country.   Life
Anyone who has passed through the regular gradations of classical educ...   Life
As is our confidence, so is our capacity.   Life
Belief is with them mechanical, voluntary: they believe what they are ...   Life
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our ow...   Life
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering othe...   Life
Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his t...   Life
Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gon...   Friendship
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in i...   Life
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rule...   Life
Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.   Life
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we w...   Life
Fashon is the abortive issue of vain ostentation and exclusive egotism...   Life
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality...   Life
Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the...   Life
General principles are not the less true or important because from the...   Life
Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.   Life
Good temper is an estate for life.   Life
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.   Life
Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony...   Life
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.   Life
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, ...   Life
Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.   Life
He talked on for ever; and you wished him to talk on for ever.   Life
He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.   Life
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those wh...   Life
I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like a wi...   Life
I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.   Life
I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I ...   Life
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but...   Life
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes,...   Life
If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespea...   Life
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you...   Life
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.   Life
It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able to d...   Life
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born and ...   Life
It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better...   Life
Learning is its own exceeding great reward.   Life
Life is short. Time is fleeting. Realise the Self. Purity of the heart...   Life
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only anima...   Life
Mankind are an incorrigible race. Give them but bugbears and idols - i...   Life
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a real confession of the ...   Life
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of g...   Life
No truly great man ever thought himself so.   Life
No truly great person ever thought themselves so.   Life
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he s...   Life
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring d...   Life
People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in i...   Life
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.   Poetry
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.   Life
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.   Life
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pamp...   Life
Rules and models destroy genius and art.   Art
Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.   Life
Some one is generally sure to be the sufferer by a joke.   Life
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.   Life
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to...   Life
The are of will-making chiefly consists in baffling the importunity of...   Life
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very mu...   Life
The busier we are the more leisure we have.   Life
The confession of our failings is a thankless office. It savors less o...   Life
The first glance at History convinces us that the actions of men proce...   Life
The incentive to ambition is the love of power.   Life
The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasine...   Life
The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or...   Life
The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the lo...   Life
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requi...   Life
The more we do, the more we can do.   Life
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.   Life
The most sensible people to be met with in society are men of business...   Life
The origin of all science is the desire to know causes, and the origin...   Life
The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.   Life
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most ...   Life
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.   Life
The public have neither shame or gratitude.   Life
The slaves of power mind the cause they have to serve, because their o...   Life
The smallest pain in our little finger gives us more concern than the ...   Life
The thing is plain. All that men really understand, is confined to a v...   Life
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he...   Life
The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less wise, ne...   Life
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we ju...   Life
There are names written in her immortal scroll at which Fame blushes!   Life
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have...   Life
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. ...   Life
There is no more mean, stupid, dastardly, pitiful, selfish, spiteful, ...   Life
There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied ex...   Life
There is not a more mean, stupid, dastardly, pitiless, selfish, spitef...   Life
They are the only honest hypocrites, their life is a voluntary dream, ...   Life
Those who can command themselves command others.   Life
Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in ge...   Life
Those who speak ill of the spiritual life, Although they come and go b...   Life
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of ad...   Life
To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinar...   Life
To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us...   Life
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.   Life
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observatio...   Life
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.   Life
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and ou...   Nature
We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule, and cong...   Life
We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of d...   Life
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.   Life
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectu...   Life
Zeal will do more than knowledge.   Life