If it is not tr…

If it is not true, it is very well invented. – George Hakewill

If the multitude assent and applaud, men ought to immediately to examine themselves as to what blunder or fault they may have committed. – Phocion

“Thus we cram one syllable, and cut off the rest, as the owl fattened her mice after she had bit off their legs to prevent them from running away.” – Jonathan Swift

“That where he erres, he erres so ingeniosely, that one had rather erre with him than hitt the marke with Clavius.” – Said of Joseph Justus by John Aubrey

Some More Aphorisms

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