"It hath often been said that it is not death but dying that is terrible."
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"It is not death, but dying, which is terrible."
"Conscience -- the only incorruptible thing about us."
"There is nothing a man of good sense dreads in a wife so much as her having more sense than himself."
Category: Common Sense
"When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief."
"Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation."
"What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow."
"We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions."
"Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason."
"Thwackum was for doing justice, and leaving mercy to Heaven."
"The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best of hearts."
"All nature wears one universal grin."
"If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil."
"Money will say more in one moment than the most eloquent lover can in years."
"Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it."
"One fool at least in every married couple."
"When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more."
"Where the law ends tyranny begins."
"Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not."
"Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others."
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