There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
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A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug.
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Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime.
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I am invariably of the politics of the people at whose table I sit, or beneath whose roof I sleep.
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The Germans are the most philosophic people in the world, and the greatest smokers: now I trace their philosophy to their smoking. Smoking has a sedative effect upon the nerves, and enables a man to bear the sorrows of this life (of which every one has his share) not only decently, but dignifiedly.
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If you must commit suicide... always contrive to do it as decorously as possible; the decencies, whether of life or of death, should never be lost sight of.
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Borrow, George

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