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Monday, 26 July 2021

A creditor is worse than a master, for a master owns only your person, a creditor owns your dignity and can belabour that.

- Victor Hugo, Les Miserables -

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He that hath lost credit is dead to the world.

- Herbert -

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Ye who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of hope.

- Samuel Johnson, Rasselas -

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Orthodoxy is my doxy; heterodoxy is another man's doxy.

- William Warburton, To Lord Sandwich -

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And who are the greater criminals than those who sell the instruments of death, or those who buy and use them ?

- Robert E.Sherwood, Idiot's Delight -

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Fear follows crime and is its punishment.

- Voltaire -

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Evil deeds are done for the mere desire of occupation.

- Ammiammus Marcellinus, Historia -

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Succcesful crimes alone are justified.

- Dryden, The Medal -

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These are the time that try man's souls.

- Thomas Paine, The American Crisis -

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The good critic is he who narrates the adventure of his soul among masterpieces.

- Anatole France, La Vie Litteraire -

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Performance of one's duty should be independent of public opinion.

- M.Gandhi -

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Under his standard shall thou conquer.

- Emperor Constantine, Mottoassumed by him -

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Of all beast the man beast is the worst;To others and himself the cruellest foe.

- R.Bexter, Hypocricy -

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I must be cruel, only to be kind.

- Shakespeare, Hamlets -

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Cruelity and fear shake hands together.

- Balzac -

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Culture is "to know the best that has been said and thought in the world".

- Mathew Arnold, Literature and Dogma -

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No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.

- M.Gandhi, Harijan -

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Satan's successes are the greatest when he appears with the name of God on his lips.

- M.Gandhi, Young India -

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The wimpled, shining, purblind wayward by,This senior-junior, giant dwarf, Dan cupid.

- John Lyly, Alexander and Compaspe -

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