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Conflict cannot survive without your participation.

The pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.

A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.

Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced and the inconvenience is often considerable.

A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than the one that comes after it.

A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.

An overflow of good converts to bad.

No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.

The superior man understands what is right, the inferior man understands what will sell.

Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.


It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.

Vanity, working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.

He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed.

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