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Government
Engrave this Quote The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
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Greed
Engrave this Quote Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
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Guilt
Engrave this Quote Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do.
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History
Engrave this Quote History is only the pattern of silken slippers descending the stairs to the thunder of hobnailed boots climbing upward from below.
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Engrave this Quote History is nothing but a pack of tricks that we play upon the dead.
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Engrave this Quote History is just the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes.
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Honesty
Engrave this Quote The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
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Hope
Engrave this Quote I am a little deaf, a little blind, a little impotent, and on top of this are two or three abominable infirmities, but nothing destroys my hope.
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Imagination
Engrave this Quote I believe that there never was a creator of a philosophical system who did not confess at the end of his life that he had wasted his time. It must be admitted that the inventors of the mechanical arts have been much more useful to men that the inventors of syllogisms. He who imagined a ship towers considerably above him who imagined innate ideas.
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Innovation
Engrave this Quote Originality is nothing but judicious plagiarism.
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Law
Engrave this Quote I was never ruined but twice; once when I lost a lawsuit and once when I won one.
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Laziness
Engrave this Quote Shun idleness is the rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals.
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Life
Engrave this Quote We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
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Engrave this Quote My life is a battle.
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Literary
Engrave this Quote 'That is indisputable,' was the answer, 'but in this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.'
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-Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet), Candide
Love
Engrave this Quote Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
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Manners
Engrave this Quote We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
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Engrave this Quote To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
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Marriage
Engrave this Quote Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
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Medicine
Engrave this Quote The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
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Mistakes
Engrave this Quote We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies it is the first law of nature.
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Money
Engrave this Quote When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
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Multiculturalism
Engrave this Quote If there were only one religion in England there would be danger of despotism, if there were two, they would cut each other's throats, but there are thirty, and they live in peace and happiness.
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Nation, Nationality, Nationalism
Engrave this Quote How I like the boldness of the English, how I like the people who say what they think!
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Necessity
Engrave this Quote The superfluous is very necessary.
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