"I want death to find me planting my cabbage"
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"Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it."
"It is not death that alarms me, but dying."
"Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations."
"The way of the world is to make laws, but follow custom."
"Since we cannot attain unto it, let us revenge ourselves with railing against it."
"The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage."
"There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees."
"Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own."
"It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others."
"All the world knows me in my book, and my book in me."
"Wise people are foolish if they cannot adapt to foolish people."
"We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom."
"Wisdom hath her excesses, and no less need of moderation than folly."
"Virtue rejects facility to be her companion. She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way."
"Virtue craves a steep and thorny path."
"Of all the benefits which virtue confers on us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest."
"From Obedience and submission comes all our virtues, and all sin is comes from self-opinion."
"The honor of the conquest is rated by the difficulty."
"Those things that are dearest to us have cost us the most."
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