William Paley Quotes

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Who can refute a sneer?
— William Paley


Man is a bundle of habits.
— William Paley
White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion.

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The common course of things is in favor of happiness; happiness is the rule, misery the exception.
— William Paley
There is not a quality of function either of body or mind which does not feel the influence of habit.
— William Paley
A lie is a breach of promise; for whoever seriously addresses his discourse to another, tacitly promises to speak the truth, because he knows that the truth is expected.

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