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George Dennison Prentice Quotes
Brief author info: George Dennison Prentice (1802-1870) American newspaperman and editor.
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It seems no more than right that men should seize time by the forelock, for the rude old fellow, sooner or later, pulls all their hair out.
The pen is a formidable weapon, but a man can kill himself with it a great deal more easily than he can other people.
He is a first-rate collector who can, upon all occasions, collect his wits.
Some people seem as if they can never have been children, and others seem as if they could never be anything else.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.
It is in vain to hope to please all alike. Let a man stand with his face in what direction he will, he must necessarily turn his back on one half of the world.
When a man has been intemperate so long that shame no longer paints a blush upon his cheek, his liquor generally does it instead.
Memory is not so brilliant as hope, but it is more beautiful, and a thousand times as true.
A good many men and women want to get possession of secrets just as spendthrifts want to get money-for circulation.
Some things are better eschewed than chewed, tobacco is one of them.
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