Misfortunes tell us what fortune is.
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He that fears you present, will hate you absent.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side; of the face can smile while the other is pinched.
Even doubtful accusations leave a stain behind them.
Good is not good where better is expected.
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The way to a man's heart is through his chest.
There was endless controversy as to whether the acts of the New Deal did actually move recovery or retard it, and nothing final could ever come of that bitter debate because it is forever impossible to prove what might have happened in place of what did.