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Great men, like comets, are eccentric in their courses, and formed to do extensive good by modes unintelligible to vulgar minds.
The avarice of the miser may be termed the grand sepulchre of all his other passions, as they successively decay.
Habit will reconcile us to everything but change.
Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.
Pity is a thing often avowed, seldom felt; hatred is a thing often felt, seldom avowed.
This world cannot explain its own difficulties without the assistance of another.
The more we know of History, the less shall we esteem the subjects of it, and to despise our species is the price we must too often pay for our knowledge of it.
Hope is a prodigal young heir, and Experience is his banker.
A house may draw visitors, but it is the possessor alone that can detain them.
It is easier to pretend to be what you are not than to hide what you really are; but he that can accomplish both has little to learn in hypocrisy.
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