Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.

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It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.

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Perfection is attained by slow degrees

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Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.

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Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.

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I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.

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What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error

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Paradise was made for tender hearts

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The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third.

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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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The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.

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Chance is a word void of sense

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The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.

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