"Money is like muck, not good except it be spread."
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"Wives are young men's mistresses; companions for middle age, and old men's nurses."
"Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it."
"Anger makes dull men witty -- but it keeps them poor."
"Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy."
"Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance."
"Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience."
"Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability."
"Knowledge is power."
"Knowledge and human power are synonymous."
"Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice."
"By indignities men come to dignities."
"Acorns were good until bread was found."
"Our humanity is a poor thing, except for the divinity that stirs within us."
"Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper."
"Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be preferred before uniformity."
"A graceful and pleasing figure is a perpetual letter of recommendation."
"Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study."
"God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasure."
"The worst solitude is to have no real friendships."
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