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Walter Bagehot (1826 - 1877)
English economist & journalist [more author details]
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One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
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The greatest mistake is trying to be m ore agreeable than you can be.
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The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.
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The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
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The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency.
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The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything.
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The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards.
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It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
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Walter Bagehot, "Biographical Studies", 1863

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