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Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.Alcohol and Alcoholism More
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Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.Goal More
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All cruelty springs from weakness.Weakness More
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It is quality rather than quantity that matters.Excellence More
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A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
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He who is brave is free.Freedom More
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.Pleasure More
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If you would judge, understand.Judgment and Judges More
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Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.Hatred More
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A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two.Conflict More
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Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindnessKindness More
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I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.Quotation More
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Precepts or maxims are of great weight; and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a happy life than the volumes we can't find.
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If you wish to be loved; Love!Love More
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The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
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The foremost art of kings is the ability to endure hatred.King More
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If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.Goal More
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He is a king who fears nothing, he is a king who desires nothing!King More
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A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.Suffering More
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That is never too often repeated, which is never sufficiently learned.Learning More
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Modesty forbids what the law does not.Modesty More
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Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.Power More
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The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.Anxiety More
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Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.Memory More
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The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger.
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Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
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Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.Love More
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Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.
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Life is warfare.
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I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?
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Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.Night More
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Many shed tears merely for show, and have dry eyes when no one's around to observe them.Tears More
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We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
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Where the fear is, happiness is not.
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He is the most powerful who has himself, in his power.Power More
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It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god.Greatness More
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Sovereignty over any foreign land is insecure.Empire More
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We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods.Prayer More
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What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.Wealth More
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If you judge, investigate.Judgment and Judges More
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Conversation has a kind of charm about it, an insinuating and insidious something that elicits secrets just like love or liquor.Conversation More
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Why do I not seek some real good; one which I could feel, not one which I could display?Purpose More
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There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
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The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man. It is more powerful than external circumstances.
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Fortune can take away riches, but not courage.
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We all sorely complain of the shortness of time, and yet have much more than we know what to do with. Our lives are either spent in doing nothing at all, or in doing nothing to the purpose, or in doing nothing that we ought to do. We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end of them.Procrastination More
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It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
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Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
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There is no person so severely punished, as those who subject themselves to the whip of their own remorse.Punishment More
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Every guilty person is his own hangman.Punishment More
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