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These should be provided with sources before being moved back into the article.
  • A short cut to riches is to subtract from our desires.
  • Do you suppose there is any living man so unreasonable that if he found himself stricken with a dangerous ailment he would not anxiously desire to regain the blessing of health?
  • How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
  • Often have I wondered with much curiosity as to our coming into this world and what will follow our departure.
  • Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
  • The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth longs only for what is dazzling.
  • Who naught suspects is easily deceived.