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Alcohol/Alcoholism
Engrave this Quote Fill it up. I take as large draughts of liquor as I did of love. I hate a flincher in either.
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Communism
Engrave this Quote Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together.
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Company, Companions
Engrave this Quote A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.
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Cowardice/Weakness
Engrave this Quote Cowards are cruel, but the brave Love mercy, and delight to save.
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Crime
Engrave this Quote Gamesters and highwaymen are generally very good to their whores, but they are very devils to their wives.
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Envy / Jealousy
Engrave this Quote Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
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Family
Engrave this Quote How the mother is to be pitied who hath handsome daughters! Locks, bolts, bars, and lectures of morality are nothing to them: they break through them all. They have as much pleasure in cheating a father and mother, as in cheating at cards.
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Friends
Engrave this Quote An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
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Gambling (Gaming)
Engrave this Quote Of all mechanics, of all servile handycrafts-men, a gamester is the vilest. But yet, as many of the quality are of the profession, he is admitted amongst the politest company.
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Independence
Engrave this Quote There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self.
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Invervention
Engrave this Quote Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose.
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Kisses
Engrave this Quote But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
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Last Words
Engrave this Quote We only part to meet again.
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Law
Engrave this Quote A fox may steal your hens, Sir, a whore your health and pence, Sir, your daughter rob your chest, Sir, your wife may steal your rest, Sir, a thief your goods and plate. But this is all but picking, with rest, pence, chest and chicken; it ever was decreed, Sir, if lawyer's hand is feed, Sir, he steals your whole estate.
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Love
Engrave this Quote What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us. And when we fly them, they pursue: But leave us when they've won us.
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Marriage
Engrave this Quote Do you think your mother and I should have lived comfortably so long together, if ever we had been married? Baggage!
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Engrave this Quote Can you support the expense of a husband, hussy, in gaming, drinking and whoring? Have you money enough to carry on the daily quarrels of man and wife about who shall squander most?
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Men & Women
Engrave this Quote O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, by keeping men off, you keep them on.
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Engrave this Quote Sure men were born to lie, and women to believe them!
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Engrave this Quote I must have women -- there is nothing unbends the mind like them.
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Money
Engrave this Quote But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out.
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Night, Nighttime
Engrave this Quote Shadow owes its birth to light.
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Professionalism
Engrave this Quote Through all the employments of life each neighbor abuses his brother; whore and rogue they call husband and wife: All professions be-rogue one another.
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Victory
Engrave this Quote No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who've no retreat.
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Widow, Widowhood
Engrave this Quote The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.
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