"The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure, is to correct ourselves."
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"Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true."
"No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to his friends, or to the gods."
"Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises."
"A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true."
"To remind a man of the good turns you have done him is very much like a reproach."
"What we wish, that we readily believe."
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