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The shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.
253
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
265
While there's life, there's hope.
267
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
299
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
280
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty?
339
When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men's minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the...
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More important than<br /> leaving an inheritance is<br /> leaving a legacy.
304
What we call pleasure, and rightly so is the absence of all pain.
250
We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.
270
We do not destroy religion by destroying superstition.
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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
338
We are obliged to respect, defend and maintain the common bonds of union and fellowship that exist among all members of the human race.
204
To each his own.
260
To be content with what one has is the greatest and truest of riches.
422
Courage means to keep<br /> working a relationship,<br /> to continue seeking<br /> solutions to difficult<br /> problems, and to stay<br...
251
There is no duty more obligatory than the repayment of kindness.
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There are some duties we owe even to those who have wronged us. There is, after all, a limit to retribution and punishment.
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The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes by instinct.