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The greatest attribute of heaven is mercy.
[Mercy]
 

The true way to gain much, is never to desire to gain too much. - He is not rich that possesses much, but he that covets no more; and he is not poor that enjoys little, but he that wants too much.
 

There is a method in man's wickedness; it grows up by degrees.
[Wickedness]
 

There is an hour in each man's life appointed to make his happiness, if then he seize it.
[Opportunity]
 

Where there is no difference in men's worths, titles are all jests.
 

Without emulation we sink into meanness, or mediocrity, for nothing great or excellent can be done without it.
 

You are no better than you should be.
 


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