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A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living.
Age and Aging
Sir Richard Steele

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A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband.
Husbands
Sir Richard Steele

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Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
Gossip
Sir Richard Steele

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I cannot think of any character below the flatterer, except he who envies him.
Flattery
Sir Richard Steele

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It is to be noted that when any part of this paper appears dull there is a design in it.
Dullness
Sir Richard Steele

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Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable.
Modesty
Sir Richard Steele

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Praise from an enemy is the most pleasing of all commendations.
Praise
Sir Richard Steele

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Simplicity of all things is the hardest to be copy.
Imitation
Sir Richard Steele

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That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart.
Age and Aging
Sir Richard Steele

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The fool within himself is the object of pity, until he is flattered.
Fools and Foolishness
Sir Richard Steele

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The insupportable labor of doing nothing.
Idleness
Sir Richard Steele

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To behold her is an immediate check to loose behavior; to love her is a liberal education.
Women
Sir Richard Steele

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To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy, the true empire of beauty.
Beauty
Sir Richard Steele

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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