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Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
If the men of wit and genius would resolve never to complain in their works of critics and detractors, the next age would not know that they ever had any.
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday
Who can deny that all men are violent lovers of truth, when we see them so positive in their errors, which they will maintain out of their zeal to truth, although they contradict themselves every day of their lives?
A nice man is a man of nasty ideas.
Love of flattery, in most men, proceeds from the mean opinion they have of themselves; in women, from the contrary.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
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