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The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without, and to depart.
No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
Scarcely any literature is so entirely unprofitable as the so-called criticism that overlays a pity text with a windy sermon.
All thoughts are always ready, potentially if not actually. Each age selects and assimilates the philosophy that is most apt for its wants.
The true inquisitor is a creature of policy, not a man of blood by taste.
Conceit and presumption have not been any more fatal to the world, than the waste which comes of great men failing in their hearts to recognise how great they are.
It is not enough to do good; one must do it in the right way.
It is one thing to study historically the ideas which have influenced our predecessors, and another thing to seek in them an influence fruitful for ourselves.
The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without, and to depart.
The means prepare the end, and the end is what the means have made it.
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A great man stands on God. A small man stands on a great man.
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Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
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Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
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If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
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To understand is hard. Once one understands, action is easy.
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