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Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.
All I desire for my own burial is not to be buried alive.
(1694—1773), Letters, 1748
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it for ever.
Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit.
If only cats grew into kittens.
It is well known that the older a man grows, the faster he could run as a boy.
There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.
U.S. mystery writer
There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up.
(1751—1816), The Rivals
Our ancestors are very good kind of folks, but they are the last people I should choose to have a visiting acquaintance with.
There's only one me, and I'm stuck with him.