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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
  • Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
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    He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
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    He who has no taste for order, will be often wrong in his judgment, and seldom considerate or conscientious in his actions.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
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    The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination.
  • Truman Capote
    Truman Capote
    American writer 1942-
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    A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.
  • 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
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A great scholar is seldom a great philosopher.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A man can seldom - very, very, seldom - fight a winning fight against his training; the odds are too heavy.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    A man renowned for repartee will seldom scruple to make free with friendship's finest feeling, will thrust a dagger at your breast, and say he wounded you in jest, by way of balm for healing.
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