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" But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor. "
" Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example. "
" Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around! "
" Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die. "
" A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. "
" For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is in the right. "
" One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit. "
" Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be. "
" The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine. "
" The worst of madmen is a saint run mad. "
" Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies. "
" The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres. "
" How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence? "
" Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. "
" Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. "
" The most positive men are the most credulous. "
" Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women can. "
" There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit. "
" So vast is art, so narrow human wit. "
" Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men. "
" What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease. "
" Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. "
" The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look upon his own person. "
" Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined. "
" They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake. "
" The world forgetting, by the world forgot. "
" To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake. "
" The proper study of Mankind is Man. "
" Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. "
" And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade. "
" How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot. "