"If honesty did not exist, we ought to invent it as the best means of getting rich."
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"People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty."
"Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten."
"A man is sorry to be honest for nothing."
"It is annoying to be honest to no purpose."
"Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty."
"An honest man's the noblest work of God."
"Nothing resembles an honest man more than a cheat."
"A thread will tie an honest man better than a chain a rogue."
"No one is wise or safe, but they that are honest."
"To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education."
"Honesty prospers in every condition of life."
"Historians are prophets with their face turned backward."
"There is a history in all men's lives."
"Study men, not historians."
"Every time history repeats itself the price goes up."
"Caesar had perished from the world of men, had not his sword been rescued by his pen."
"History is nothing but a pack of tricks that we play upon the dead."
"History is just the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes."
"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."
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