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'Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.'


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'The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.'


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'Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.'


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'Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.'


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'We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.'


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'Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.'


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'Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.'


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'Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry on the other hand, poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose.'


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'In argument, truth always prevails finally in politics, falsehood always.'


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'Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.'


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'Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.'

 

 

 

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