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"Order is heaven's first law." Make picture quote!
"Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe." Make picture quote!
"True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can." Make picture quote!
"True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance." Make picture quote!
"To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake." Make picture quote!
"To err is human; to forgive, divine." Make picture quote!
"Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature's God." Make picture quote!
"Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor." Make picture quote!
"Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought." Make picture quote!
"Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel." Make picture quote!
"Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise." Make picture quote!
"Passions are the gales of life." Make picture quote!
"So vast is art, so narrow human wit." Make picture quote!
"Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for a time, leave us the weaker ever after." Make picture quote!
"Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?" Make picture quote!
"One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit." Make picture quote!
"On wrongs swift vengeance waits." Make picture quote!
"On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale." Make picture quote!
"Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child." Make picture quote!
"Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance." Make picture quote!
"Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind." Make picture quote!
"No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a woman hate a man for being a friend to her." Make picture quote!
"No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday." Make picture quote!
"Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women can." Make picture quote!
"To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves." Make picture quote!
"Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed." Make picture quote!
"Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few." Make picture quote!
"The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head." Make picture quote!
"There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit." Make picture quote!
"The worst of madmen is a saint run mad." Make picture quote!
"The world forgetting, by the world forgot." Make picture quote!
"The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres." Make picture quote!
"The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg." Make picture quote!
"The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave." Make picture quote!
"The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still." Make picture quote!
"The proper study of Mankind is Man." Make picture quote!
"The most positive men are the most credulous." Make picture quote!
"The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no more." Make picture quote!
"The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine." Make picture quote!
"Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever." Make picture quote!
"The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice." Make picture quote!
"What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease." Make picture quote!
"Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me." Make picture quote!
"Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon." Make picture quote!
"Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example." Make picture quote!
"Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and all was light!" Make picture quote!
"Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance." Make picture quote!
"Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies." Make picture quote!
"Tis but a part we see, and not a whole." Make picture quote!
"'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined." Make picture quote!
"Woman's at best a contradiction still." Make picture quote!
"Wit is the lowest form of humor." Make picture quote!
"Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." Make picture quote!
"They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake." Make picture quote!
"The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look upon his own person." Make picture quote!
"And die of nothing but a rage to live." Make picture quote!
"A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left." Make picture quote!
"Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude." Make picture quote!
"Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw." Make picture quote!
"Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul." Make picture quote!
"Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." Make picture quote!
"But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor." Make picture quote!
"And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade." Make picture quote!
"Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul." Make picture quote!
"And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements too." Make picture quote!
"An honest man's the noblest work of God." Make picture quote!
"Never find fault with the absent." Make picture quote!
"All nature is but art unknown to thee." Make picture quote!
"Men would be angels, angels would be gods." Make picture quote!
"Act well your part, there all the honour lies." Make picture quote!
"At ev'ry word a reputation dies." Make picture quote!
"For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best." Make picture quote!
"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends." Make picture quote!
"Health consists with temperance alone." Make picture quote!
"Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe his native air in his own ground." Make picture quote!
"Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth and place." Make picture quote!
"Gentle dullness ever loves a joke." Make picture quote!
"But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?" Make picture quote!
"For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is in the right." Make picture quote!
"All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul." Make picture quote!
"For fools rush in where angels fear to tread." Make picture quote!
"Fools rush in where angels fear to tread." Make picture quote!
"Fools admire, but men of sense approve." Make picture quote!
"Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men." Make picture quote!
"Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use." Make picture quote!
"Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined." Make picture quote!
"Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly." Make picture quote!
"Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a hidden chain; awake but one, and in, what myriads rise!" Make picture quote!
"I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit, which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few." Make picture quote!
"If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business." Make picture quote!
"In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." Make picture quote!
"Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools." Make picture quote!
"A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits." Make picture quote!
"Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below." Make picture quote!
"Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man." Make picture quote!
"Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause." Make picture quote!
"How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence?" Make picture quote!
"Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind." Make picture quote!
"Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire." Make picture quote!
"'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do." Make picture quote!
"How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!" Make picture quote!
"Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing." Make picture quote!
"How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot." Make picture quote!
"Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die." Make picture quote!
"Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest." Make picture quote!
"A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature." Make picture quote!
"A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring." Make picture quote!
"A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity." Make picture quote!
"Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as things forgot." Make picture quote!
"Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!" Make picture quote!
"A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. " Make picture quote!
"Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed." Make picture quote!
"Hither the heroes and nymphs resort,To taste awhile the pleasures of a courtIn various talk th'instuctive hours they past,Who gave the ball, or paid the visit lastOne speaks the glory of the British Queen,And one describes a charming Indian screenlA third interprets motions, looks and eyesAt every word a reputation dies." Make picture quote!
"In lazy apathy let stoics boast Their virtue fix???d: ???t is fix???d as in a frost; Contracted all, retiring to the breast; But strength of mind is exercise, not rest." Make picture quote!




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