RFC 1756 quotes

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The wise in every age conclude,
What Pyrrho taught and Hume renewed,
That dogmatists are fools.
A good parson once said that where mystery begins religion ends. Cannot I say, as truly at least, of human laws, that where myster ...
Custom reconciles us to everything.
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Men are apt to mistake, or at least to seem to mistake, their own talents, in hopes, perhaps, of misleading others to allow them t ...
He was good-natured to a degree of weakness, even to tears, upon the slightest occasions. Exceedingly timorous, both personally an ...
He was as jealous of his power as an impotent lover of his mistress, without activity of mind enough to enjoy or exert it, but cou ...
His eloquence was of every kind, and he excelled in the argumentative as well as in the declamatory way. But his invectives were t ...
Our conjectures pass upon us for truths; we will know what we do not know, and often, what we cannot know: so mortifying to our pr ...
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