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I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government rather than another. It is of no moment to the happiness of an individual.
No man was ever great by imitation.
A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy Happiness consists in the multiplicity of agreeable consciousness.
Happiness is enjoyed only in proportion as it is known; and such is the state or folly of man, that it is known only by experience of its contrary.
We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.
Every man has a lurking wish to appear considerable in his native place.
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness, of captivity, would, without this comfort, be insupportable.
A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization.
Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.
It is very strange, and very melancholy, that the paucity of human pleasures should persuade us ever to call hunting one of them.
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