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Well, they hired the money, didn't they?
Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich, beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it is written on.
He that fails in his endeavours after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage.
Piety practised in solitude, like the flower that blooms in the desert, may give its fragrance to the winds of heaven, and delight ...
Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity ...
The world will never be long without some good reason to hate the unhappy; their real faults are immediately detected, and if thos ...
To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man endeavours with his utmost care to hide his poverty ...
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Perhaps man is the only being that can properly be called idle.
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