Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us worthy evidence of the fact.

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Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.

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But pride only helps us to be generous; it never makes us so, any more than vanity makes us witty. Middlemarch Ch 8

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Can any man or woman choose duties? No more that they can choose their birthplace, or their father or mother.

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Childhood has no forebodings, but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow. The Mill On The Floss Ch 9

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Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.

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Every man who is not a monster, mathematician or a mad philosopher, is the slave of some woman or other. Scenes of Clerical Life - Amos Barton

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Excessive literary production is a social offense. a.k.a. Mary Ann Evans

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I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music.

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Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities.

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