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Lacon from Charles Caleb Colton

Imitation is the sincerest of flattery.

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Riches may enable us to confer favours, but to confer them with propriety and grace requires a something that riches cannot give.

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Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them.

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To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it. The pains of power are real; its pleasures imaginary.

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