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Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the read more

Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.

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Men are born with two eyes, but with one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as read more

Men are born with two eyes, but with one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.

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The rich are more envied by those who have a little, than by those who have nothing.

The rich are more envied by those who have a little, than by those who have nothing.

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with read more

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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Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance.

Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance.

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As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as read more

As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as those that have just turned saints.

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Imitation is the sincerest flattery

Imitation is the sincerest flattery

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We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.

We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.

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

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Power Quotes,
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To look back to antiquity is one thing, to go back to it is another.

To look back to antiquity is one thing, to go back to it is another.

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Past Quotes,
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