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I am thankful that my name in obnoxious to no pun.


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A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.

A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.



The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.

The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.



Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.

Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.



Deference is the most complicate, the most indirect, and the most elegant of all compliments.

Deference is the most complicate, the most indirect, and the most elegant of all compliments.



Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites; for she frequents the poor man's hut, as well as the palace of his superior.

Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites; for she frequents the poor man's hut, as well as the palace of his superior.



We may daily discover crowds acquire sufficient wealth to buy gentility, but very few that possess the virtues which ennoble human nature, and (in the best sense of the word) constitute a gentleman.

We may daily discover crowds acquire sufficient wealth to buy gentility, but very few that possess the virtues which ennoble human nature, and (in the best sense of the word) constitute a gentleman.



A statue in a garden is to be considered as one part of a scene or landscape.

A statue in a garden is to be considered as one part of a scene or landscape.



Virtues, like essences, lose their fragrance when exposed.

Virtues, like essences, lose their fragrance when exposed.



The difference there is betwixt honor and honesty seems to be chiefly the motive; the mere honest man does that from duty which the man of honor does for the sake of character.

The difference there is betwixt honor and honesty seems to be chiefly the motive; the mere honest man does that from duty which the man of honor does for the sake of character.



The world may be divided into people that read, people that write, people that think, and fox-hunters.

The world may be divided into people that read, people that write, people that think, and fox-hunters.





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Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

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I'm the world's expert on sterotypes held by academics about athletes and held by athletes about academics. To me, both of them are caricatures.

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I loved being in Trainspotting and having to dive into the filthiest toilet in Scotland.



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I'm like a shark, right at the top of the food chain. I take what I want, when I want. I truly am the reflection of perfection.

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