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HENRY HOME, LORD KAMES
Scottish jurist and philosopher
(1696 - 1782)
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Seldom do we talk of ourselves with success. If I condemn myself, more is believed than is expressed; if I praise myself, much less.
      - [Egotism]

Such is the power of imagination, that even a chimerical pleasure in expectation affects us more than a solid pleasure in possession.
      - [Imagination]

The coward reckons himself cautious, the miser frugal.
      - [Self-deceit]

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend as to find a friend worth dying for.
      - [Friendship]

The indulgence of revenge tends to make men more savage and cruel.
      - [Revenge]

The mind is never more highly gratified than in contemplating a natural landscape.
      - [Landscape]

The most unhappy of all men is he who believes himself to be so.
      - [Unhappiness]

The sordid meal of the Cynics contributed neither to their tranquillity nor to their modesty. Pride went with Diogenes into his tub; and there he had the presumption to command Alexander the haughtiest of all men.
      - [Pride]

We part more easily with what we possess, than with our expectations of what we wish for; because expectation always goes beyond enjoyment.
      - [Anticipation]

Were wisdom to be sold, she would give no price; every man is satisfied with the share he has from nature.
      - [Wisdom]

When interest is at variance with conscience, any distinction to make them friends will serve the hollow-hearted.
      - [Interest]

When you descant on the faults of others, consider whether you be not guilty of the same. To gain knowledge of ourselves, the best way is to convert the imperfections of others into a mirror for discovering our own.
      - [Self-examination]

Who hath not courage to revenge will never find generosity to forgive.
      - [Courage]

Whoever appears to have much cunning has in reality very little; being deficient in the essential article, which is, to hide cunning.
      - [Cunning]


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