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Advertisements are now so numerous that they are very negligently perused, and it is therefore become necessary to gain attention by magnificence of promises, and by eloquences sometimes sublime and sometimes pathetic.
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
It is not often that any man can have so much knowledge of another, as is necessary to make instruction useful.
Attack is the reaction. I never think I have hit hard unless it rebounds.
High people, Sir, are the best; take a hundred ladies of quality, you'll find them better wives, better mothers, more willing to sacrifice their own pleasures to their children, than a hundred other women.
Lawful and settled authority is very seldom resisted when it is well employed.
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Nobody can write the life of a man but those who have eaten and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him.
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as a task will do him little good.
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and the world, therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be studied, but to be read.
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Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
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Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
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Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
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Life is like a box of chocolates, You never know what you're gonna get.
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Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
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