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He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly?

He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.

Her great merit is finding out mine - there is nothing so amiable as discernment.

Here's a sigh to those who love me And a smile to those who hate; And whatever sky's above me, Here's a heart for every fate.

Hereditary boundsmen! Know ye not Who would be free themselves must strike the blow?

His speech was a fine sample, on the whole, Of rhetoric, which the learn'd call "rigmarole."

History is the devil's scripture.

I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.

I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.

I am never long, even in the society of her I love, without yearning for the company of my lamp and my library.

I am not now That which I have been.

I awoke one morning and found myself famous.

I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.

I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.

I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.

I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and nothing upon ourselves.

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.

I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.

I have not loved the world, nor the world me; I have not flatter'd its rank breath, nor bow'd To its idolatries a patient knee.

I know that two and two make four - and should be glad to prove it too if I could - though I must say if by any sort of process I could convert 2 and 2 into five it would give me much greater pleasure.

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