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Hate
Engrave this Quote We hate some persons because we do not know them, and will not know them because we hate them.
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-Charles Caleb Colton
Health
Engrave this Quote Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied.
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Honor
Engrave this Quote Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
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Humility
Engrave this Quote The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is humility.
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Humor
Engrave this Quote Levity is often less foolish and gravity less wise than each of them appears.
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Identity
Engrave this Quote He that knows himself, knows others; and he that is ignorant of himself, could not write a very profound lecture on other men's heads.
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Integrity
Engrave this Quote Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another.
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Knowledge
Engrave this Quote To despise our own species is the price we must often pay for knowledge of it.
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Engrave this Quote We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.
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Law
Engrave this Quote Law and equity are two things which God has joined, but which man has put asunder.
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Life
Engrave this Quote Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess.
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Logic
Engrave this Quote Logic is a large drawer, containing some useful instruments, and many more that are superfluous. A wise man will look into it for two purposes, to avail himself of those instruments that are really useful, and to admire the ingenuity with which those that are not so, are assorted and arranged.
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Love
Engrave this Quote Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
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Engrave this Quote If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours.
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Engrave this Quote Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.
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Marriage
Engrave this Quote Never join with your friend when he abuses his horse or his wife, unless the one is to be sold and the other to be buried.
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Memory
Engrave this Quote Contemporaries appreciate the person rather than their merit, posterity will regard the merit rather than the person.
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Moderation
Engrave this Quote Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance.
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Money
Engrave this Quote Our income are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and trip.
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Morals
Engrave this Quote Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.
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Engrave this Quote There are two principles of established acceptance in morals; first, that self-interest is the mainspring of all of our actions, and secondly, that utility is the test of their value.
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-Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon, 1820
Mystery
Engrave this Quote Mystery is not profoundness.
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Engrave this Quote Mystery magnifies danger, as a fog the sun, the hand that warned Belshazzar derived its horrifying effect from the want of a body.
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Opinion
Engrave this Quote Opinions, like showers, are generated in high places, but they invariably descend into lower ones, and ultimately flow down to the people as rain unto the sea.
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Opportunity
Engrave this Quote Subtract from the great man all that he owes to opportunity, all that he owes to chance, and all that he gained by the wisdom of his friends and the folly of his enemies, and the giant will often be seen to be a pygmy.
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