"Mystery is not profoundness."
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"Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase."
"Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship, never."
"Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes."
"Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones."
"It is the briefest yet wisest maxim which tells us to meddle not."
"The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides us from ourselves."
"Law and equity are two things which God has joined, but which man has put asunder."
"To despise our own species is the price we must often pay for knowledge of it."
"We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed."
"Where we cannot invent, we may at least improve."
"Levity is often less foolish and gravity less wise than each of them appears."
"Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food."
"Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied."
"Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance."
"None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them."
"Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity."
"True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."
"There are some frauds so well conducted that it would be stupidity not to be deceived by them."
"Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind."
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