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Sydney Smith Quotes
Brief author info: Sydney Smith (1771-1845) English clergyman, wit, essayist.
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No furniture so charming as books.
You never expected justice from a company, did you? They have neither a soul to lose, nor a body to kick.
Let onions lurk within the bowl And, scarce-suspected, animate the whole
I have no relish for the country; it is a kind of healthy grave.
Serenely full, the epicure would say, Fate cannot harm me, I have dined today.
Avoid shame, but do not seek glory,-nothing so expensive as glory.
Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time.
Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.
Praise is the best diet for us, after all.
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A great man stands on God. A small man stands on a great man.
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It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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Every woman is wrong until she cries, and then she is right - instantly.
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A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
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