"Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people."
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"'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print; A book's a book, although there's nothing in it."
"The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat."
"Dreading that climax of all human ills the inflammation of his weekly bills."
"All are inclined to believe what they covet, from a lottery-ticket up to a passport to Paradise."
"The Cardinal is at his wit's end -- it is true that he had not far to go."
"The busy have no time for tears."
"In solitude, where we are least alone."
"Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored."
"Smiles form the channel of a future tear."
"I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone."
"Sincerity may be humble, but she cannot be servile."
"Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it."
"Science is but the exchange of ignorance for that which is another kind of ignorance."
"Fools are my theme, let satire be my song."
"They never fail who die in a great cause."
"The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity."
"I am always most religious upon a sunshiny day..."
"This sort of adoration of the real is but a heightening of the beau ideal."
"Poetry should only occupy the idle."
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