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    If we are forced, at every hour, to watch or listen to horrible events, this constant stream of ghastly impressions will deprive even the most delicate among us of all respect for humanity.

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Many men build as cathedrals were built, the part nearest the
ground finished; but that part which soars toward read more

Many men build as cathedrals were built, the part nearest the
ground finished; but that part which soars toward heaven, the
turrets and the spires, forever incomplete.

by Henry Ward Beecher Found in: Character Quotes,
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You must look into people, as well as at them.

You must look into people, as well as at them.

by Lord Chesterfield Found in: Character Quotes,
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Are you a bromide?

Are you a bromide?

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In brief, I don't stick to declare, Father Dick,
So they call him for short, is a regular brick;
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In brief, I don't stick to declare, Father Dick,
So they call him for short, is a regular brick;
A metaphor taken--I have not the page aright--
From an ethical work by the Stagyrite.

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A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's.

A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's.

by Jean Paul Richter Found in: Character Quotes,
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Inner liberty can be judged by how often a person feels offended, for you can no more insult a mature read more

Inner liberty can be judged by how often a person feels offended, for you can no more insult a mature man that you can paint the air.

by Vernon Howard Found in: Character Quotes,
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She was and is (what can there more be said?)
On earth the first, in heaven the second maid.

She was and is (what can there more be said?)
On earth the first, in heaven the second maid.

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Genteel in personage,
Conduct, and equipage;
Noble by heritage,
Generous and free.

Genteel in personage,
Conduct, and equipage;
Noble by heritage,
Generous and free.

by Henry Carey Found in: Character Quotes,
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Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down within incredible swiftness.

Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down within incredible swiftness.

by Faith Baldwin Found in: Character Quotes,
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