One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Quote by Jane Austen
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A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Where any one body of educated men, of whatever denomination, are condemned indiscriminately, there must be a deficiency of information, or...of something else.
Oh do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch.
What dreadful weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
One half of the world can not understand the pleasures of the other.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.
Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it.
I am running for president to help create a better future. A future where everyone who wants a job can find one. Where no senior fears for the security of their retirement. An America where every parent knows that their child will get an education that leads them to a good job and a bright horizon.
We know the past and its great events, the present in its multitudinous complications, chiefly through faith in the testimony of others.
Engineering undergraduates should not be charged fees. They should receive grants, not student loans, and the government will get the money back long-term from increased exports.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.
No harm comes to man from outside alone: dumbness is the objective spirit.
Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
The most solid piece of scientific truth I know of is that we are profoundly ignorant about nature.
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.
The perfect date for me would be staying at home, making a big picnic in bed, eating Wotsits and cookies while watching cable TV.