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"If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?"
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's
character, give him power."
"Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves."
"Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to
see it tried on him personally."
"If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please
bring me some coffee."
"'Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and
remove all doubt."
"People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing
"He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met."
"It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues."