It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.
There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers.
Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.
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