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" For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages. "
" Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite. "
" The great end of life is not knowledge but action. "
" Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. "
" The worst men often give the best advice. "
" The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil. "
" Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God. "
" Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable. "
" The place of justice is a hallowed place. "
" Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. "
" There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. "
" Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time. "
" It is a true rule that love is ever rewarded, either with the reciproque or with an inward and secret contempt. "
" The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our neighbors. "
" Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid. "
" Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience. "
" Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter. "
" The quarrels and divisions about religion were evils unknown to the heathen. The reason was because the religion of the heathen consisted rather in rites and ceremonies than in any constant belief. "
" Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. "
" Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. "
" Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible. "
" Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt. "
" Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men. "
" Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is. "
Sense Of Humor
" Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. "
" The worst solitude is to have no real friendships. "
" They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. "
" Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing. "
" Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper. "
" In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior. "
" A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. "