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We grow weary of those things (and perhaps soonest) which we most desire.
Whatso'er we perpetrate, We do but row; we are steered by fate.
The first undertakers in all great attempts commonly miscarry, and leave the advantages of their losses to those that come after them.
Conscience is thoroughly well bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it.
A definition is the enclosing a wilderness of idea within a wall of words.
Oaths are but words, and words but wind.
Opinions have vested interests just as men have.
Logic and consistency are luxuries for the gods and the lower animals.
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
All progress is based upon a universal, innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
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