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If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.

The united voice of millions cannot lend the smallest foundation to falsehood.

Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain,
With grammar, and nonsense, and learning.
Good liquor, I stoutly maintain,
Gives genius a better discerning.

You, that are going to be married, think things can never be done too fast: but we that are old, and know what we are about, must elope methodically, madam.

The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.

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.

People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.

Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry.

People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after.

Our greatest glory consist not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

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