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The silence of a man who loves to praise, is a censure sufficiently severe...
Politeness is sometimes a great tax upon sincerity.
When Actions are a Censure upon themselves, the Reciter will always be consider'd as a Satirist.
What is called liberality is often no more than the vanity of giving, of which some persons are fonder than of what they give.
When a person is found less guilty than he is suspected, he is concluded more innocent than he really is.
The motives even of our best actions will not always bear examination.
Nothing is more common than for persons to hate those whom they have injured.
No woman is envious of another's virtue who is conscious of her own.
We are better deceived by having some truth told us than none.
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Tonight, the whole world is watching America. I believe at our best America is a beacon for the globe. And we lead not by the example of our power, but by the power of our example.
January 4, 1804
Charlotte Lennox, née Ramsay was a Scottish author and poet.
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