Roger L'Estrange

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Roger L'Estrange

It is not the place, nor the condition, but the mind alone that can make anyone happy or miserable.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He that serves God for money will serve the Devil for better wages.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
By one delay after another they spin out their whole lives, till there's no more future left for them.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Unruly ambition is deaf, not only to the advice of friends, but to the counsels and monitions of reason itself.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A universal applause is seldom less than two thirds of a scandalMore Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no contending with necessity, and we should be very tender how we censure those that submit to it. It is one thing to be at liberty to do what we will, and another thing to be tied up to do what we must.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Wickedness may prosper for a while.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Figure-flingers and star-gazers pretend to foretell the fortunes of kingdoms, and have no foresight in what concerns themselves.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The blessings of fortune are the lowest; the next are the bodily advantages of strength and health; but the superlative blessings, in fine, are those of the mind.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Resolve to see the world on the sunny side and you have almost won the battle at the outset.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We never think of the main business of life till a vain repentance minds us of it at the wrong end.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Of all injustice, that is the greatest which goes under the name of law, and of all sorts of tyranny the forcing of the letter of the law against the equity, is the most insupportable.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not the place, nor the condition, but the mind alone what it compares its situation to that can make anyone happy or miserable. Compare it to something better - result envy, frustration and sadness. Compare it to something worse - relief, gratitude and happiness.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He that contemns a shrew to the degree of not descending to words with her does worse than beat her.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is a way of calling a man a fool when no attention is given to what he says.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Avarice is insatiable, and is always pushing on for more.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are braying men in the world, as well as braying asses; for what is loud and senseless talking any other than away of braying?More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is one of the vexatious mortifications of a studious man to have his thoughts disordered by a tedious visit.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A body may well lay too little as too much stress upon a dream; but the less he heed them the better.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All duties are matters of conscience, with this restriction that a superior obligation suspends the force of an inferior one.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He that would live clear of envy must lay his finger on his mouth, and keep his hand out of the ink-pot.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The common people do not judge of vice or virtue by morality or immorality, so much as by the stamp that is set upon it by men of figure.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Tis not necessity, but opinion, that makes men miserable; and when we come to be fancy-sick, there's no cure.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To be longing for this thing to-day and for that thing to-morrow; to change likings for loathings, and to stand wishing and hankering at a venture--how is it possible for any man to be at rest in this fluctuant, wandering humor and opinion?More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
So long as we stand in need of a benefit, there is nothing dearer to us; nor anything cheaper when we have received it.More Roger L'Estrange [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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