R Chamberlain

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A foolish man in wealth and authority is like a weak-timbered house with a too-ponderous roof.Rate it:
Bootless grief hurts a man?s self, but patience makes a jest of an injury.Rate it:
Harsh reproof is like a violent storm, soon washed down the channel; but friendly admonitions, like a small shower, pierce deep, and bring forth better reformation.Rate it:
He that rectifies a crooked stick bends it the contrary way, so must he that would reform a vice learn to affect its mere contrary, and in time he shall see the springing blossoms of a happy restoration.Rate it:
If a man be not so happy as he desires, let this be his comfort?he is not so wretched as he deserves.Rate it:
It is better to be well deserving without praise than to live by the air of undeserved commendation.Rate it:
Learning is like Scanderbeg?s sword, either good or bad according to him who hath it: an excellent weapon, if well used; otherwise, like a sharp razor in the hand of a child.Rate it:
Men are not rich or poor according to what they possess but to what they desire. The only rich man is he that with content enjoys a competence.Rate it:
Outward perfection without inward goodness sets but the blacker dye on the mind?s deformity.Rate it:
There are no riches like the sweetness of content, nor poverty comparable to the want of patience.Rate it:
There is not half so much danger in the desperate sword of a known foe as in the smooth insinuations of a pretended friend.Rate it:
Too much to lament a misery is the next way to draw on a remediless mischief.Rate it:
When the scale of sensuality bears down that of reason, the baseness of our nature conducts us to most preposterous conclusions.Rate it:

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