"People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited."
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"Come children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out."
"If a man character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business."
"Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish."
"I never know whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses."
"The world is a looking glass and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face."
"Next to excellence, comes the appreciation of it."
"It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England."
"'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel."
"A good laugh is sunshine in the house."
"I would rather make my name than inherit it."
"Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! -- what worthy man does not keep those in mind?"
"Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society."
"People hate as they love, unreasonably."
"Those who forgets their friends to follow those of a higher status are truly snobs."
"It's not dying for faith that's so hard, it's living up to it."
"'Tis not the dying for a faith that's so hard... 'Tis the living up to it that's difficult."
"When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise."
"Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you."
"Except for the young or very happy, I can't say I am sorry for anyone who dies."
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