The schoolboy whips his taxed top; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse with a taxed bridle on a taxed road; and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid seven per cent, into a spoon that has paid…
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Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is...
What you don't know would make a great book.
A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and...
I have the most perfect confidence in your indiscretion
The observances of the church concerning feasts and fasts are tolerably well-kept, since the rich...
It is natural to every man to wish for distinction, and the praise of those...
Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let...
Let the Dean and Canons lay their heads together and the thing will be done.
Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support his life by tasteless food,...
Heaven never helps the men who will not act.
Solitude cherishes great virtues and destroys little ones.
To love and be loved is the great happiness of existence.
To business that we love we rise bedtime, and go to't with delight.
Mankind are always happy for having been happy; so that, if you make them happy...
Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient
Praise is the best diet for us, after all
Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be...
The dearest things in the world are our neighbor's eyes; they cost everybody more than...
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk...
I call everyone 'Darling' because I can't remember their names.
Sweep first before your own door, before you sweep the doorsteps of your neighbors