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A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatest of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
It hath often been said that it is not death but dying that is terrible.
It is not from nature, but from education and habits, that our wants are chiefly derived.
LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.
Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
Money will say more in one moment than the most eloquent lover can in years.
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.
Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more.
Where the law ends tyranny begins.

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