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Envy like fire always makes for the highest points.
Men are only too clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.
Nature has ordained that the man who is pleading his own cause before a large audience, will be more readily listened to than he w ...
There is always more spirit in attack than in defense.
I approach these questions unwillingly, as it wounds, but no cure can be effected without touching upon and handling them.
Good fortune and a good disposition are rarely given to the same man.
Law is a thing which is insensible, and inexorable, more beneficial and more profitious to the weak than to the strong; it admits ...
The state is suffering from two opposite vices, avarice and luxury; two plagues which, in the past, have been the ruin of every gr ...
It is easy at any moment to surrender a large fortune; to build one up is a difficult and an arduous task.
Favor and honor sometimes fall more fitly on those who do not desire them.
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