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The law, in our case, seems to make the right; and the very reverse ought to be done – the right should make the law.
Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property.
How success changes the opinion of men!
I’ve a great fancy to see my own funeral afore I die.
Fortune’s wheel never stands still the highest point is therefore the most perilous.
Business was his aversion; Pleasure was his business.
An orator is the worse person to tell a plain fact.
Our Irish blunders are never blunders of the heart.
The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrationa bipeds who hurt only themselves.
Surely it is much more generous to forgive and remember, than to forgive and forget.
The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.
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