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It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions…
Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the…
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
One unerring mark of the love of truth is not entertaining any proposition with greater assurance than the proofs it is built upon will warrant.
Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each knows the proper deeds for him to do. But every…
To prejudge other men’s notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes.
I have spent more than half a lifetime trying to express the tragic moment.
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding.
The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
Things of this world are in so constant a flux, that nothing remains long in the same state.
The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good.
We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and…
It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.
A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two,…
There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.
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