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The confession of our failings is a thankless office. It savours less of sincerity or modesty than of ostentation. It seems as if ...
There are names written in her immortal scroll at which Fame blushes!
If the world were good for nothing else, it is a fine subject for speculation.
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should even stand in a certain awe of his own, as if they wer ...
Mankind are an incorrigible race. Give them but bugbears and idols--it is all that they ask; the distinctions of right and wrong, ...
I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like a wild beast in its den. It puts me in mind of the everlasting e ...
No truly great man ever thought himself so.
We are the creatures of imagination, passion, and self- will, more than of reason or even of self-interest.... Even in the common ...
Heaven be thanked, we live in such an age when no man dies for love except upon the stage.
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
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