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Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
In oratory the greatest art is to hide art.
It is in disputes as in armies, where the weaker side sets up false lights, and makes a great noise, to make the enemy believe them more numerous and strong than they really are.
It is a maxim, that those to whom everybody allows the second place, have an undoubted title to the first.
We have just religion enough to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own.
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.
We are so fond of one another, because our ailments are the same.
Nature, which gave us two eyes to see, and two ears to hear, has given us but one tongue to speak.
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet, when we want shoes.
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Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
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I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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Before God we are all equally wise-equally foolish.
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