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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Politician
Nation: English
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They who are of the opinion that Money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for Money.

Tags: May, Money, Opinion

When the people contend for their liberty, they seldom get anything by their victory but new masters.

Tags: Liberty, Seldom, Victory

Laws are generally not understood by three sorts of persons, viz, by those who make them, by those who execute them, and by those who suffer if they break them.

Tags: Break, Laws, Three

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.

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No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool.

Tags: Enough, Fool, Sometimes

Many men swallow the being cheated, but no man can ever endure to chew it.

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A prince who will not undergo the difficulty of understanding must undergo the danger of trusting.

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A husband without faults is a dangerous observer.

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He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things.

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A man man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner.

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A princely mind will undo a private family.

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Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught.

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Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is good company along the way.

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If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers.

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Love is a passion that hath friends in the garrison.

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Malice is of a low stature, but it hath very long arms.

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Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.

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Most men make little use of their speech than to give evidence against their own understanding.

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Nothing has an uglier look to us than reason, when it is not on our side.

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Nothing would more contribute to make a man wise than to have always an enemy in his view.

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Our nature hardly allows us to have enough of anything without having too much.

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Popularity is a crime from the moment it is sought; it is only a virtue where men have it whether they will or no.

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Some men's memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with his old shoes.

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The best Qualification of a Prophet is to have a good Memory.

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The best way to suppose what may come, is to remember what is past.

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The sight of a drunkard is a better sermon against that vice than the best that was ever preached on that subject.

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The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.

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There is reason to think the most celebrated philosophers would have been bunglers at business; but the reason is because they despised it.

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