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We are so very ‘umble.
There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs.
Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence.
Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.
Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions.
When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bodes no good to other people.
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species,…
There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
It’s my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
‘Do you spell it with a ‘V’ or a ‘W’?’ inquired the judge. ‘That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord’.
Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he’s well dressed. There ain’t much credit in that.
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go…
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as…
Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity’s small change in general society.
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