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Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
 

Not cohabitation but consensus constitutes marriage.
 

Not to be covetous, is money; not to be a purchaser, is a revenue.
[Economy]
 

Not to know what happened before you were born is always to remain a child. For what is a man's life if it is not linked with the life of future generations by memories of the past.
[History]
 

Nothing common can seem worthy of you.
[Worth]
 

Nothing is more disgraceful than insincerity.
[Insincerity]
 

Nothing is more intolerable than a prosperous fool; and hence we see men who, at one time, were affable and agreeable, completely changed by prosperity, despising old friends and clinging to new.
[Fools]
 

Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.
 

Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system.
 

Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.
 

Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.
 

Nothing quite new is perfect.
 

Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are under some force or necessity of honestly paying what they owe to one another.
[Credit]
 

Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something which you have blundered.
 

O tempora! O mores!' O the times! O the manners!
[Time]
 

O wretched man, wretched not just because of what you are, but also because you do not know how wretched you are!
 

Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than his children?
 

Of all villainy, there is none more base than that of the hypocrite, who at the moment he is the most false, takes care to appear most virtuous.
[Hypocrisy]
 

Oh, what times! Oh, what standards!
[The Past]
 

Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to the enjoyments arising from the gratification of the senses - a most blessed and heavenly effect, truly, if it eases us of what in youth was the sorest plague of life.
 


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