"The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind."
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"Sure of their qualities and demanding praise, more go to ruined fortunes than are raised."
"None are more haughty than a common place person raised to power."
"Chins without beards deserve no honor."
"We see things as we are, not as they are."
"Appearance rules the world."
"I don't consider myself bald, I'm just taller than my hair."
"How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems."
"Nowadays those are rewarded who make right appear wrong."
"Barring that natural expression of villainy which we all have, the man looked honest enough."
"Bad weather always looks worse through a window."
"Trust not to much to appearances."
"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be."
"Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness."
"We must not always judge of the generality of the opinion by the noise of the acclamation."
"Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones."
"O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?"
"The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world is the highest applause."
"We believe that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts."
"They named it Ovation from the Latin ovis [A Sheep]."
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