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Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then…
The characteristic of coquettes is affectation governed by whim.
Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
One fool at least in every married couple.
I describe not men, but manners; not an individual, but a species.
When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager than the man, If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.
What’s vice today may be virtue, tomorrow.
It is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.
The devil take me, if I think anything but love to be the object of love.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation.
Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not.
When I’m not thanked at all, I’m thanked enough, I’ve done my duty, and I’ve done no more.
We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.
The world have payed too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are.
Where the law ends tyranny begins.
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