For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
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- There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.
- When the righteous man truth away from his righteousness that he hath committed and doeth that which is neither quite lawful nor quite right, he will generally be found to have gained in amiability what he has lost in holiness.
- Loyalty is still the same, whether it win or lose the game; true as a dial to the sun, although it be not shined upon.
- When the water of a place is bad it is safest to drink none that has not been filtered through either the berry of a grape, or else a tub of malt. These are the most reliable filters yet invented.
- Work with some men is as besetting a sin as idleness.
- The public buys its opinions as it buys its meat, or takes in its milk, on the principle that it is cheaper to do this than to keep a cow. So it is, but the milk is more likely to be watered.