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All nature wears one universal grin.
Nature
Henry Fielding

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Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
Fools and Foolishness
Henry Fielding

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Conscience -- the only incorruptible thing about us.
Conscience
Henry Fielding

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Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
Fashion
Henry Fielding

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If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
Money
Henry Fielding

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It hath often been said that it is not death but dying that is terrible.
Death and Dying
Henry Fielding

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It is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
Death and Dying
Henry Fielding

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It is not from nature, but from education and habits, that our wants are chiefly derived.
Desire
Henry Fielding

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Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
Gossip
Henry Fielding

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Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
Money
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Money will say more in one moment than the most eloquent lover can in years.
Money
Henry Fielding

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Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
Reason
Henry Fielding

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One fool at least in every married couple.
Marriage
Henry Fielding

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Public schools are the nurseries of all vice and immorality.
Education
Henry Fielding

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Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others.
Happiness
Henry Fielding

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Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
Envy
Henry Fielding

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The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best of hearts.
Prudence
Henry Fielding

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There is nothing a man of good sense dreads in a wife so much as her having more sense than himself.
Common Sense
Henry Fielding

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Thwackum was for doing justice, and leaving mercy to Heaven.
Punishment
Henry Fielding

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We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.
Books - Reading
Henry Fielding

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What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow.
Vice
Henry Fielding

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When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
Children
Henry Fielding

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When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more.
Appreciation
Henry Fielding

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Where the law ends tyranny begins.
Law and Lawyers
Henry Fielding

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Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.
Alcohol and Alcoholism
Henry Fielding

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun