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To know the pains of power, we...

To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who seek it: the pains of power are real, its pleasures imaginary.

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No man can purchase his virtue...

No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.

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Ennui has made more gamblers t...

Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair.

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Pleasure is to Women what the ...

Pleasure is to Women what the Sun is to the Flower; if moderately enjoyed, it beautifies, it refreshes, and it improves; if immoderately, it withers, etiolates, and destroys.

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Examinations are formidable ev...

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.

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The excess of our youth are ch...

The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later

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Falsehood is never so successf...

Falsehood is never so successful as when she baits her hook with truth, and no opinions so fatally mislead us, as those that are not wholly wrong; as no watches so effectually deceive the wearer as those that are sometimes right

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When in reading we meet with a...

When in reading we meet with any maxim that may be of use, we should take it for our own, and make an immediate application of it, as we would of the advice of a friend whom we have purposely consulted

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To dare to live alone is the r...

To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.

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He who studies books alone wil...

He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.

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Suicide sometimes proceeds fro...

Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as many live because they are afraid to die, as die because they are afraid to live

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