"Don't set your wit against a child."
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"Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance."
"A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart."
"There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake."
"Observation is an old man's memory."
"Men are happy to be laughed at for their humor, but not for their folly."
"As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold."
"May you live all the days of your life."
"Come, agree, the law's costly."
"I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing."
"All human race would be wits. And millions miss, for one that hits."
"Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age."
"What some people invent the rest enlarge."
"What they do in heaven we are ignorant of; what they do not do we are told expressly."
"Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well deceived."
"I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who lay abed late in the morning."
"Faith! he must make his stories shorter or change his comrades once a quarter."
"Better belly burst than good liquor be lost."
"No wise man ever wished to be younger."
"Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old."
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