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'Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.'


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'Anger is a short madness.'


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'The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.'


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'Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger.'


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'A picture is a poem without words.'


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'It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.'


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'It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.'


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'A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.'


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'It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.'


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'Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.'


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'Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.'


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'Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. But those who when they know the law follow the path of the law, they shall reach the other shore and go beyond the realm of death.'


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'Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.'


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'He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.'


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'Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.'


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'Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.'


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'To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it those who have, fear it.'


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'Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.'


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'It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.'


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'Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.'


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'To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it those who have, fear it.'


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'You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.'


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'Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.'


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'Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.'


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'Life is largely a matter of expectation.'


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'Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it a mistress, if thou knowest not.'


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'You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.'


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'No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.'


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'The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.'


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'Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.'


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'The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.'


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'Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.'


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'Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.'


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'It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.'


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'We are free to yield to truth.'


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'Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.'


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'A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.'


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'Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.'

 

 

 

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