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In all pleasure hope is a considerable part.
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil, show it to be evidently a great evil. You never find people laboring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable and others extremely difficult.
Poverty has, in large cities, very different appearances; it is often concealed in splendour, and often in extravagance.
Slow rises worth by poverty depressed.
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
No mind is much employed upon the present; recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.
Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he does not possess, and to gain applause which he cannot keep.
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People only see what they are prepared to see.
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To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
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