Quotes

11 November 2014
This was a good enough dinner, to be sure; but it was not a dinner to ask a man to.
11 November 2014
Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England.
11 November 2014
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
11 November 2014
Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult.
11 November 2014
If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair.
11 November 2014
Avarice is generally the last passion of those lives of which the first part has been squandered in pleasure, and the second devoted to ambition. He that sinks under the fatigue of getting wealth, lulls his age with the milder business of saving it.
11 November 2014
Nobody can write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him.
11 November 2014
We love to overlook the boundaries which we do not wish to pass.
11 November 2014
Now ... that you are going to marry, do not expect more from life, than life will afford."
11 November 2014
Sir John, Sir, is a very unclubbable man.

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