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William Shenstone Quotes: Independence may be found in comparative as well as in absolute abundance I mean where a person contracts his desires within the limits of his fortune.
         

Independence may be found in comparative as well as in absolute abundance I mean where a person contracts his desires within the limits of his fortune.


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Independence may be found in comparative as well as in absolute abundance I mean where a person contracts his desires within the limits of his fortune.
         



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



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



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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.



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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.



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





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