To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
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- The vanity of being known to be trusted with a secret is generally one of the chief motives to disclose it.
- Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off.
- Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
- What ever the motive for the insult, it is always best to overlook it; for folly doesn’t deserve resentment, and malice is punished by neglect.
- Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to be quite true.
- Nothing is more common than mutual dislike, where mutual approbation is particularly expected.