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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield Disraeli. (1804–1881) (continued)
 
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      Nature is more powerful than education; time will develop everything. 1 
          Contarini Fleming, Part i. Chap. xiii.
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      With words we govern men.
          Contarini Fleming, Part i. Chap. xxi.
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      Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius.
          Contarini Fleming, Part iv. Chap. v.
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      Though lions to their enemies they were lambs to their friends.
          The infernal Marriage. Part ii. Chap. iv.
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      But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day, and the race a life.
          Sybil. Book i. Chap. ii.
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      The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister immortal fame,—a quality of success which would almost seem to include all others.
          Sybil. Book i. Chap. iii.
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      The Egremonts had never said anything that was remembered, or done anything that could be recalled.
          Sybil. Book i. Chap. iii.
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      To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
          Sybil. Book i. Chap. v.
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      Principle is ever my motto, not expediency.
          Sybil. Book ii. Chap. ii.
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      Property has its duties as well as its rights. 2 
          Sybil. Book ii. Chap. xi.
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      Little things affect little minds.
          Sybil. Book iii. Chap. ii.
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      We all of us live too much in a circle.
          Sybil. Book iii. Chap. vii.
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      Mr. Kremlin was distinguished for ignorance; for he had only one idea, and that was wrong. 3 
          Sybil. Book iv. Chap. v.
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      I was told that the Privileged and the People formed Two Nations.
          Sybil. Book iv. Chap. viii.
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      There is no wisdom like frankness.
          Sybil. Book iv. Chap. ix.
 
Note 1.
La Nature a été en eux forte que l’éducation.—Voltaire: Vie de Molière. [back]
Note 2.
See Drummond, page 589. [back]
Note 3.
See Johnson, page 371. [back]
 

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