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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
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  A truly great genius will be the first to prescribe limits for its own exertions.  1
  Respectable mediocrity offends nobody.  2
  The lawyer is a gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies, and keeps it to himself.  3
  The parasite courtier in the palace is the legitimate father of the tyrant.  4
  The schoolmaster is abroad.  5
  To genius irregularity is incident, and the greatest genius is often marked by eccentricity, as if it disdained to move in the vulgar orbit.  6
 
 
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