"There are no people who are quite so vulgar as the over-refined."
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"Be virtuous and you will be eccentric."
"Virtue has never been as respectable as money."
"I have not a particle of confidence in a man who has no redeeming vices."
"There are no grades of vanity, there are only grades of ability in concealing it."
"I never could tell a lie that anybody would doubt, nor a truth that anybody would believe."
"Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth."
"Truth is neither alive nor dead; it just aggravates itself all the time."
"No real gentleman will tell the naked truth in the presence of ladies."
"I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened."
"You perceive I generalize with intrepidity from single instances. It is the tourist's custom."
"Man is the only creature who has a nasty mind."
"We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks, if we agree with him."
"It is easier to stay out than get out."
"To be good is noble, but to teach others how to be good is nobler and less trouble."
"I know all those people. I have friendly, social, and criminal relations with the whole lot of them."
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"Let me make the superstitions of a nation and I care not who makes its laws or its songs either."
"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up."
"Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty."
"Put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket."
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