"A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond."
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"Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves."
"Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better."
"Crime generally punishes itself."
"Good counsel rejected returns to enrich the givers bosom."
"The heart of every man lies open to the shafts of correction if the archer can take proper aim."
"Every absurdity has a champion to defend it; for error is always talkative."
"I do not love a man who is zealous for nothing."
"Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement."
"Wisdom makes a slow defense against trouble, though a sure one in the end."
"Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway, and fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray."
"Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, where wealth accumulates, and men decay."
"Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations."
"Those that think must govern those that toil."
"Tenderness is a virtue."
"Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace the day's disasters in his morning face."
"You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips."
"Honor sinks where commerce long prevails."
"Unequal combinations are always disadvantageous to the weaker side."
"When a person has no need to borrow they find multitudes willing to lend."
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