"Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed" was the ninth beatitude."
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"Wit is the lowest form of humor."
"The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head."
"'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined."
"Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon."
"Tis but a part we see, and not a whole."
"A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity."
"Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die."
"Good God! how often are we to die before we go quite off this stage? In every friend we lose a part of ourselves, and the best part."
"So vast is art, so narrow human wit."
"Did some more sober critics come abroad? If wrong, I smil'd; if right, I kiss'd the rod."
"Blest paper-credit! last and best supply! That lends corruption lighter wings to fly!"
"I am his Highness dog at Kew; pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?"
"Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw."
"Fools admire, but men of sense approve."
"Most authors steal their works, or buy."
"Ten censure wrong, for one that writes amiss."
"Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents , or my own?"
"Most women have no characters at all."
"True wit is nature to advantage dressed, what oft was thought, but never so well expressed."
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