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Age
Engrave this Quote Nature should have been pleased to have made this age miserable, without making it also ridiculous.
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Engrave this Quote Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
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Ambition
Engrave this Quote Ambition is not a vice of little people.
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Argument & Debate
Engrave this Quote He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
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Engrave this Quote There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
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Assumptions
Engrave this Quote Socrates thought and so do I that the wisest theory about the gods is no theory at all.
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Authors & Writing
Engrave this Quote All the world knows me in my book, and may book in me.
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Beauty
Engrave this Quote The beauty of stature is the only beauty of men.
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Belief
Engrave this Quote How many things served us but yesterday as articles of faith, which today we deem but fables?
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Engrave this Quote Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.
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Bravery
Engrave this Quote The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
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Cats
Engrave this Quote When I play with my cat, who knows if I am not a pastime for her more than she is to me?
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Chastity
Engrave this Quote An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity.
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Children
Engrave this Quote For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.
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Engrave this Quote Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
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Communication
Engrave this Quote It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.
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Engrave this Quote There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to.
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Confidence
Engrave this Quote The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
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Engrave this Quote Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own.
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Engrave this Quote True it is that she who escapeth safe and unpolluted from out the school of freedom, giveth more confidence of herself than she who comet sound out of the school of severity and restraint.
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Conversation
Engrave this Quote In my opinion, the most fruitful and natural play of the mind is in conversation. I find it sweeter than any other action in life; and if I were forced to choose, I think I would rather lose my sight than my hearing and voice. The study of books is a drowsy and feeble exercise which does not warm you up.
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Criticism
Engrave this Quote Since we cannot attain unto it, let us revenge ourselves with railing against it.
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Customs
Engrave this Quote The way of the world is to make laws, but follow custom.
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Death
Engrave this Quote I want death to find me planting my cabbage
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Engrave this Quote Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
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