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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.
In the history of the individual is always an account of his condition, and he knows himself to be a party to his present estate.
Any work looks wonderful to me except the one which I can do.
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
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Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
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Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.
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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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