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A fool must now and then be right, by chance.
Chance
William Cowper

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A life of ease is a difficult pursuit.
Life and Living
William Cowper

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A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator.
Pride
William Cowper

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Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.
Absence
William Cowper

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Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
Rest
William Cowper

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Absence of proof is not proof of absence.
Absence
William Cowper

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Fanaticism soberly defined, is the false fire of an over heated mind.
Fanatics and Fanaticism
William Cowper

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Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
Glory
William Cowper

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God made the country and man made the town.
Nations
William Cowper

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How much a dunce that has been sent to roam, excels a dunce that has been kept at home.
Experts
William Cowper

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I pity them greatly, but I must be mum, for how could we do without sugar and rum?
Slavery
William Cowper

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It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme rudely appealed to on each trifling theme.
Profanity
William Cowper

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Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; Wisdom is humble that it knows no more.
Knowledge
William Cowper

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Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.
Compassion
William Cowper

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Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God.
Nature
William Cowper

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No one was ever scolded out of their sins.
Sin
William Cowper

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No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed.
Enthusiasm
William Cowper

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O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?
Applause
William Cowper

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Once more I would adopt the graver style -- a teacher should be sparing of his smile.
Teachers and Teaching
William Cowper

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Religion! what treasure untold resides in that heavenly word!
Religion
William Cowper

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Remorse begets reform.
Remorse
William Cowper

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Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.
Regret
William Cowper

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Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
Devil
William Cowper

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The darkest day, If you live till tomorrow will have past away.
Hope
William Cowper

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The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow.
Conscience
William Cowper

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