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11 November 2014
It is wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession.
11 November 2014
It was his peculiar happiness that he scarcely ever found a stranger whom he did not leave a friend; but it must likewise be added, that he had not often a friend long without obliging him to become a stranger.
11 November 2014
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy.
11 November 2014
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am.
11 November 2014
Sir, I do not call a gamester a dishonest man; but I call him an unsocial man, an unprofitable man. Gaming is a mode of transferring property without producing any intermediate good.
11 November 2014
Men know that women are an over-match for them, and therefore they choose the weakest or most ignorant. If they did not think so, they never could be afraid of women knowing as much as themselves.
11 November 2014
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
11 November 2014
He had long before indulged most unfavourable sentiments of our fellow-subjects in America. For, as early as 1769,... he had said of them, "Sir, they are a race of convicts, and ought to be thankful for any thing we allow them short of hanging."
11 November 2014
Every other enjoyment malice may destroy; every other panegyric envy may withhold; but no human power can deprive the boaster of his own encomiums.
11 November 2014
In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath.

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