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A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.   Life
A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain...   Life
A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.   Life
A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of powe...   Life
All that's bright must fade, The brightest still the fleetest; All tha...   Life
Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed of...   Life
Art and science have their meeting point in method.   Life
Beneath the rule of men entirely great,The pen is mightier than the sw...   Life
Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of fe...   Life
Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.   Dreams
Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victor...   Life
Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows uncon...   Life
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.   Life
Happiness and virtue rest upon each other; the best are not only the h...   Life
Happy is the man who hath never known what it is to taste of fame -to ...   Life
How many of us have been attracted to reason; first learned to think, ...   Life
I cannot love as I have loved, And yet I know not why; It is the one g...   Life
I was always an early riser. Happy the man who is! Every morning day c...   Life
If thou be industrious to procure wealth, be generous in the disposal ...   Life
If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.   Life
In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.   Life
In science, read, by preference, the newest works; in literature, the ...   Life
It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart.   Life
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.   Life
Master books, but do not let them master you. - Read to live, not live...   Life
No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was...   Life
One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.   Life
One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can disp...   Life
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the a...   Life
Refuse to be ill. Never tell people you are ill; never own it to yours...   Life
Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue.   Life
Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.   Life
The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and i...   Life
The easiest person to deceive is one's self.   Life
The pen is mightier than the sword.   Life
The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who re...   Life
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's ...   Life
There is but one philosophy and its name is fortitude! To bear is to c...   Life
There is no such thing as luck. It's a fancy name for being always at ...   Life
There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the applic...   Life
To laugh, if but for an instant only, has never been granted to man be...   Life
Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, l...   Life
Two lives that once part are as ships that divide.   Life
We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts are the sole co...   Life
What ever our wandering our happiness will always be found within a na...   Life
What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the ...   Life
What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.   Life
Whatever the number of a man's friends, there will be times in his lif...   Life
When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a ...   Life
You believe that easily which you hope for earnestly.   Life