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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Author
Nation: English
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This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.

Tags: Comedy, Tragedy

Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth.

Tags: Created

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.

Tags: Him, Humor, Sense

The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.

Tags: Life, Secret, Whole

Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.

Tags: Justice, Lie, Truth

It was easier to conquer it than to know what to do with it.

Tags: Conquer, Easier

Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose, and the laborious art of exchanging plain sense for harmony.

Tags: Art, Beautiful, Poetry

We often repent of our first thoughts, and scarce ever of our second.

Tags: Often, Second, Thoughts

By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense.

Tags: Nonsense, Respect, Sense

I do not admire politicians; but when they are excellent in their way, one cannot help allowing them their due.

Tags: Cannot, Excellent, Help

Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school.

Tags: Age, School, True

I never found even in my juvenile hours that it was necessary to go a thousand miles in search of themes for moralizing.

Tags: Found, Hours, Necessary

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform - They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Tags: Full, Men, Often

How well Shakespeare knew how to improve and exalt little circumstances, when he borrowed them from circumstantial or vulgar historians.

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It was said of old Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, that she never puts dots over her I s, to save ink.

Tags: Her, Old, Said

Men are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Tags: Credit, Full, Men

Oh that I were seated as high as my ambition, I'd place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs.

Tags: Ambition, High, Place

The Methodists love your big sinners, as proper subjects to work upon.

Tags: Big, Love, Work

The wisest prophets make sure of the event first.

Tags: Event, Sure, Wisest

Virtue knows to a farthing what it has lost by not having been vice.

Tags: Knows, Lost, Virtue

I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day, and thinks to please by its old graces, it is only an object of ridicule.

Tags: Age, Old, Youth

Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations.

Tags: Great, Nature, Poetry

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