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A scholar is a man with this inconvenience, that, when you ask him his opinion of any matter, he must go home and look up his manuscripts to know.
How we hate this solemn Ego that accompanies the learned, like a double, wherever he goes.
The office of the scholar is to cheer, to raise, and to guide men by showing them facts amidst appearances.
Tis a short sight to limit our faith in laws to those of gravity, of chemistry, of botany, and so forth.
Don't set out to teach theism from your natural history... You spoil both.
So much of our time is preparation, so much is routine, and so much retrospect, that the pith of each man's genius contracts itself to a very few hours.
Take the place and attitude to which you see your unquestionable right, and all men acquiesce.
Self-trust is the essence of heroism.
Every spirit makes its house; but afterwards the house confines the spirit.
If we must accept Fate, we are not less compelled to affirm liberty, the significance of the individual, the grandeur of duty, the power of character.
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