"True merit is like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes."
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"Misspending a man's time is a kind of self-homicide."
"A person may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him a prisoner."
"He who leaves nothing to chance will do few things poorly, but he will do few things."
"The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear."
"When people contend for their liberty they seldom get anything for their victory, but new masters."
"Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen."
"Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it."
"Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts."
"The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you."
"Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one."
"If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers."
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