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How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.
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Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
291
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed in them.
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If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
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The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly.
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It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
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I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
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Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
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Things do not change; we change.
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When we are unhurried and wise, we perceive that only great and worthy things have any permanent and absolute existence, that petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow...
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Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end.
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Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.
201
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
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He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate.
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Man is the artificer of his own happiness.
187
Under a government which imprisons unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
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But government in which the majority rule in all cases can not be based on justice, even as far as men understand it.
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It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
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The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
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Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.