"The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope."
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"Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment."
"No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction."
"Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy."
"To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity."
"Happiness is not a state to arrive at, rather, a manner of traveling."
"For who is pleased with himself."
"We are inclined to believe those whom we don not know because they have never deceived us."
"The habit of looking on the best side of every event is worth more than a thousand pounds a years."
"The chains of habit are generally too week to be felt, until they are too strong to be broken."
"He was dull in a new way, and that made many think him great."
"No one ever became great by imitation."
"The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associates are little."
"Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates."
"The chief glory of every people arises from its authors."
"I am willing to love all mankind, except an American."
"He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage."
"A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting drunk."
"Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome."
"The future is purchased by the present."
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