"A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband."
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"The word is half his that speaks, and half his that hears it."
"He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak."
"My art and profession is to live."
"The finest lives in my opinion are the common model, without miracle and without extravagance."
"Who does not in some sort live to others, does not live much to himself."
"I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie."
"He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying."
"Lying is a terrible vice, it testifies that one despises God, but fears men."
"It would be better to have no laws at all, than to have too many."
"The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it."
"It is a common seen by experience that excellent memories do often accompany weak judgments."
"The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise."
"Man is stark mad; he cannot make a flea, and yet he will be making gods by the dozens."
"The smallest annoyances, disturb us the most."
"Habit is second nature."
"It is not the want, but rather abundance that creates avarice."
"It is very easy to accuse a government of imperfection, for all mortal things are full of it."
"To honor him whom we have made is far from honoring him that hath made us.."
"No wind favors him who has no destined port."
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