The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.

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The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties are in their place when there is nothing more solid to say

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Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.

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It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.

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The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast

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What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.

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Better is the enemy of good.

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Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

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Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.

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Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.

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We never live

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Tears are the silent language of grief.

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The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.

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