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There is a capacity of virtue in us, and there is a capacity of vice to make your blood creep.
Every man has his own vocation. The talent is the call.
Those who stay away from the election think that one vote will do no good: Tis but one step more to think one vote will do no harm.
How much of human life is lost in waiting!
The philosophy of waiting is sustained by all the oracles of the universe.
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man.
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have got it, it requires ten times as much wit to keep it.
There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth; it is the beginning of wisdom.
It is an esoteric doctrine of society, that a little wickedness is good to make muscle; as if conscience were not good for hands and legs.
When it comes to divide an estate, the politest men quarrel.
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