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Worry is interest paid on trouble before it falls due.
Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to be ...
It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter. This is what mak ...
I think middle-age is the best time, if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience which often sets in at about fifty.
Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art.
Every institution not only carries within it the seeds of its own dissolution, but prepares the way for its most hated rival.
Here lies the body of William Jones
Who all his life collected bones,
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Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it ...
Touchstone. Art rich?
William. Faith, sir, so, so.
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