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Avarice is generally the last passion of those lives of which the first part has been squandered in pleasure, and the second devot ...
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because re ...
Every other enjoyment malice may destroy; every other panegyric envy may withhold; but no human power can deprive the boaster of h ...
The highest panegyric, therefore, that private virtue can receive, is the praise of servants.
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.
The vanity of being known to be trusted with a secret is generally one of the chief motives to disclose it.
In science, which, being fixed and limited, admits of no other variety than such as arises from new methods of distribution, or ne ...
A transition from an author's books to his conversation, is too often like an entrance into a large city, after a distant prospect ...
We love to overlook the boundaries which we do not wish to pass.
They that have grown old in a single state are generally found to be morose, fretful and captious; tenacious of their own practice ...
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