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WILLIAM PALEY, ARCHDEACON OF SARAGOSSA
English theologian and philosopher
(1743 - 1805)
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The fair way of conducting a dispute is to exhibit, one by one, the arguments of your opponent, and, with each argument, the precise and specific answer you are able to make to it.
      - [Discussion]

The four cardinal virtues are prudence, fortitude, temperance, and justice.
      - [Virtue]

The great principle of human satisfaction is engagement.
      - [Employment]

The law of honor is a system of rules constructed by people of fashion, and calculated to facilitate their intercourse with one another.
      - [Honor]

The Lord's Prayer, for a succession of solemn thoughts, for fixing the attention upon a few great points, for suitableness to every condition, for sufficiency, for conciseness without obscurity, for the weight and real importance of its petition, is without an equal or a rival.
      - [Prayer]

The opposites of apparent chance are constancy and sensible interposition.
      - [Chance]

The wise prove, and the foolish confess, by their conduct, that a life of employment is the only life worth leading.
      - [Employment]

There is such a thing as a peculiar word or phrase cleaving as it were to the memory of the writer or speaker, and presenting itself to his utterance at every turn. When we observe this, we call it a cant word or a cant phrase.
      - [Cant]

There must be chance in the midst of design; by which we mean that events which are not designed necessarily arise from the pursuit of events which are designed.
      - [Chance]

What is public history but a register of the successes and disappointments, the vices, the follies and the quarrels of those who engage in contention for power.
      - [History]

Whatever improvement we make in ourselves, we are thereby sure to meliorate our future condition.
      - [Future]

White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion.
      - [Lying]

Who can refute a sneer?
      - Moral Philosophy--Of Reverencing the Deity
         (vol. II, bk. V, ch. IX) [Sneer]


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