''I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines; and, I believe, Dorothy, you'll own I have been pretty fond of an old wife.''
''Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.''
''It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them.''
''Life at the greatest and best is but a froward child, that must be humoured and coaxed a little till it falls asleep, and then all the care is over.''
''I have known a German Prince with more titles than subjects, and a Spanish nobleman with more names than shirts.''
''A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.''
''You, that are going to be married, think things can never be done too fast: but we that are old, and know what we are about, must elope methodically, madam.''
''I can't say whether we had more wit among us now than usual, but I am certain we had more laughing, which answered the end as well.''
''Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.''
''I ... chose my wife as she did her wedding-gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well.''
''As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent; whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease.''
''Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.''
''Where the broad ocean leans against the land.''
''Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.''
''Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.''
''Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.''
''We had no revolutions to fear, nor fatigues to undergo; all our adventures were by the fireside, and all our migrations from the blue bed to the brown.''
''Could a man live by it, it were not unpleasant employment to be a poet.''
''There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.''
''If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.''
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