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The friendship between me and you I will not compare to a chair;
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The friendship between me and you I will not compare to a chair;
for that the rains might rust, or the falling tree might break.
- George Bancroft,

by George Bancroft Found in: Friendship Quotes,
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Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.

Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.

by George Bancroft Found in: Dishonesty Quotes,
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Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite.

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite.

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Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their read more

Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.

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Avarice is the vice of declining years.

Avarice is the vice of declining years.

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It [Calvinism] established a religion without a prelate, a
government without a king.

It [Calvinism] established a religion without a prelate, a
government without a king.

by George Bancroft Found in: Government Quotes,
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Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.

Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.

by George Bancroft Found in: Conscience Quotes,
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The public is wiser than the wisest critic.

The public is wiser than the wisest critic.

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