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Hypocrisy is the necessary burden of villainy, affectation part of the chosen trappings of folly; the one completes a villain, the other only finishes a fop.
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
A man may be very sincere in good principles, without having good practice.
The natural progress of the works of men is from rudeness to convenience, from convenience to elegance, and from elegance to nicety.
About things on which the public thinks long it commonly attains to think right.
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure.
We may take Fancy for a companion, but must follow Reason as our guide.
Men seldom give pleasure when they are not pleased themselves.
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