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There is no book that has not something bad in it, none that has not something good.
A book gives knowledge, but it is life that gives understanding.
A book without a preface is like a body without a soul.
You cannot be a broom and remain clean.
Every change is for the better.
A thing learnt in childhood is proven in old age.
To be a critic is easier than to be an author.
He who pays his debt adds to his capital.
All men are equal when they are underground.
Better a sardine on the dish than a flounder in the sea.
A golden key opens all gates.
The husband is master of the home. . .
if the wife is out-of-doors.
If you have the money, your opinion is accepted.
Sometimes it is not the office that makes the man
but the man that makes the office.
There is one thing one cannot buy---one's parents.
No physician can cure a prejudice, which is a blindness
in the mind.
If I am not for me, you will not be either.
Who flees from his shadow, his shadow pursues.
Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house.
Don't be sweet, lest you be eaten up; don't be bitter,
lest you be spewed out.
Don't look for more honor than your learning merits.
He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
If God lived on earth, people would break his windows.
Make sure to be in with your equals if you're going to
fall out with your superiors.
Rejoice not at thine enemy's fall - but don't rush to pick
him up either.