"The jests of the rich are ever successful."
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"The mind is ever ingenious in making its own distress."
"Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other."
"Persecution is a tribute the great must always pay for preeminence."
"It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them."
"With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive."
"Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter."
"Take a dollar from a thousand and it will be a thousand no more."
"Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues."
"Vain, very vain is my search to find; that happiness which only centers in the mind."
"Who can direct when all pretend to know?"
"Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same."
"If one wishes to become rich they must appear rich."
"The English laws punish vice; the Chinese laws do more, they reward virtue."
"Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law."
"The malicious sneer is improperly called laughter."
"The loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind."
"The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself."
"And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, that one small head could carry all he knew."
"In all the silent manliness of grief."
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