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A man must be able to cut a knot, for everything cannot be untied; he ...   Life
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be trouble...   Life
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and un...   Life
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth wh...   Life
Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs a...   Life
Charm is the quality in others, that makes us more satisfied with ours...   Life
Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.   Life
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.   Life
Common sense is calculation applied to life.   Life
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experie...   Life
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means ...   Life
Destiny has two ways of crushing us - by refusing our wishes and by fu...   Life
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impos...   Life
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and s...   Life
Everything you need for better future and success has already been wri...   Life
For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thoug...   Life
Great men are true men, the men in whom nature has succeeded. They are...   Life
He who asks of life nothing but the improvement of his own nature… is ...   Life
I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You...   Age
If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion.   Life
In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past - a pious guard...   Life
It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe...   Life
It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth ...   Life
Learn to limit yourself; to content yourself with some definite work; ...   Life
Learn to... be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all...   Life
Let mystery have its place in you; do not be always turning up your wh...   Life
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the heart...   Life
Life is short. Be swift to love! Make haste to be kind!   Life
Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his he...   Intelligence
Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulga...   Life
Mutual respect implies discretion and reserve even in love itself; it ...   Life
Order is a great person's need and their true well being.   Life
Order is power.   Life
Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according t...   Life
Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for...   Life
Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated...   Life
Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each ge...   Life
Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law...   Life
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only b...   Life
So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being...   Life
Society lives by faith, and develops by science.   Life
Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.   Life
Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emot...   Life
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completio...   Life
The actors today really need the whip hand. They're so lazy. They have...   Life
The best path through life is the highway.   Life
The fire which enlightens is the same fire which consumes.   Life
The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings.   Life
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decid...   Life
The only substance properly so called is the soul.   Life
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.   Life
Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad aw...   Life
To depersonalize man is the dominant drift of our times.   Life
To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do...   Life
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we m...   Life
To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be ha...   Life
To marry unequally is to suffer equally.   Life
To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.   Life
True humility is contentment.   Life
Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.   Life
We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontent...   Life
We only understand that which already within us.   Life
What we call little things are merely the causes of great things; they...   Life
Whenever conscience speaks with a divided, uncertain, and disputed voi...   Life
Will localizes us; thought universalizes us.   Life
Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the f...   Life
Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they ...   Life
Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that...   Life