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To know whether you are enjoying a piece of music or not you must see whether you find yourself looking at the advertisements of Pear's soap at the end of the program.
Oaths are but words, and words but wind, Too feeble implements to bind.
An obstinacy's ne'er so stiff, As when 'tis in a wrong belief.
The more unpopular an opinion is, the more necessary is it that the holder should be somewhat punctilious in his observance of conventionalities generally.
How often do we not see children ruined through the virtues, real or supposed, of their parents?
Going away: I can generally bear the separation, but I don't like the leave-taking.
All philosophies, if you ride them home, are nonsense; but some are greater nonsense than others.
The advantage of doing one's praising to oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and exactly in the right places.
Prayers are to men as dolls are to children. They are not without use and comfort, but it is not easy to take them very seriously.
The Will-be and the Has-been touch us more nearly than the Is. So we are more tender towards children and old people than to those who are in the prime of life.
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