"The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it."
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"What we call conscience in many instances, is only a wholesome fear of the law."
"A book should be luminous not voluminous."
"The highest virtue found in the tropics is chastity, and in the colder regions, temperance."
"If one is not virtuous he becomes vicious."
"Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed."
"The busiest of living agents are certain dead men's thoughts."
"Tearless grief bleeds inwardly."
"Bad taste is a species of bad morals."
"Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity."
"All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ."
"The beauty seen, is partly in him who sees it."
"Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity."
"The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul."
"Our first and last love is... self-love."
"Next to being witty yourself, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit."
"The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor."
"We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us."
"Passion doesn't look beyond the moment of its existence."
"Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music."
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