It is the wisdom of the crocodiles that shed tears when they would devour.

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Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not and a sense of humor to console him for

Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

A man cannot speak to his son but as a father to his wife but as a husband to his enemy but upon te

A man cannot speak to his son but as a father, to his wife but as a husband, to his enemy but upon terms, whereas a friend may speak as the case requires, and not as it sorteth with the person.

Certainly it is a heaven upon earth to have a man's mind to move in charity rest in providence and

Certainly it is a heaven upon earth to have a man's mind to move in charity, rest in providence and turn upon the poles of truth.

A just fear of an imminent danger though there be no blow given is a lawful cause of war

A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war

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    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven, if you still know everything, you're still seventeen.

    Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way

    Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.

    We are therefore out of touch with reality. We confuse the world as talked about, described, and measured with the world which actually is.

    We are, therefore, out of touch with reality. We confuse the world as talked about, described, and measured with the world which actually is. 

    Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

    Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

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