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Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
You may tell a man thou art a fiend, but not your nose wants blowing; to him alone who can bear a thing of that kind, you may tell
Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.
Have you ever seen a pedant with a warm heart?
Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
Let none turn over books, or roam the stars in quest of God, who sees him not in man.
Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can produce more and better, has talents; who can produce w
If you see one cold and vehement at the same time, set him down for a fanatic.
The public seldom forgive twice.
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