"Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison."
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"In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool."
"Take the tone of the company you are in."
"Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well."
"The more one works, the more willing one is to work."
"A wise man will live as much within his wit as within his income."
"Let them show me a cottage where there are not the same vices of which they accuse the courts."
"The less one has to do, the less time one finds to do it in."
"Take care in your minutes, and the hours will take care of themselves."
"I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves."
"Be your character what it will, it will be known; and nobody will take it upon your word."
"Character must be kept bright as well as clean."
"You must look into people, as well as at them."
"Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote."
"Men will not believe because they will not broaden their minds."
"In the case of scandal, as in that of robbery, the receiver is always thought as bad as the thief."
"Lord Tyrawley and I have been dead these two years, but we don't choose to have it known."
"If you would convince others, seem open to conviction yourself."
"He makes people pleased with him by making them first pleased with themselves."
"Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible."
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