Anger causes us often to condemn in one what we approve in another.
The truth only irritates those it enlightens, but does not convert.
There is no greater punishment than that of being abandoned to one’s self.
Of journeying the benefits are many: the freshness it bringeth to the heart, the seeing and hearing of marvelous things, the delight of beholding new cities, the meeting of unknown friends, and the learning of high manners.
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Men are more inclined to ask curious questions, than to obtain necessary instruction.
We pass our life in deliberation, and we die upon it.
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