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  • Augustus William Hare
    Augustus William Hare
    British writer
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    A critic should be a pair of snuffers. He is oftener an extinguisher, and not seldom a thief.
    Source: Guesses at Truth
  • Robert A. Heinlein
    Robert A. Heinlein
    American science fiction writer 1907-1988
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    Don't ever become a pessimist, Ira; a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun - and neither can stop the march of events.
  • Ben Jonson
    Ben Jonson
    British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
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    Greatness of name in the father oft-times overwhelms the son; they stand too near one another. The shadow kills the growth: so much, that we see the grandchild come more and oftener to be heir of the first.
    Source: The Works of Ben Jonson, Second Folio
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
  • Ernest Dimnet
    Ernest Dimnet
    French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
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    Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.
  • The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution, is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.
  • Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    French author 1657-1757
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    There is nothing one sees oftener than the ridiculous and magnificent, such close neighbors that they touch.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    Towns oftener swamp one than carry one out onto the big ocean of life.
  • Charles Edward Jerningham
    Charles Edward Jerningham
    English aphorist 1854-1921
    Charles Edward Jerningham
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    Woman often feigns love; man, oftener, passion.
    Source: The maxims of Marmaduke
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