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“There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”
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“Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.”
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“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: "What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”
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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
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There is nothing more dreadful than imagination without taste.
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So divinely is the world organized that every one of us, in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.
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Nothing is worth more than this day.
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Nothing is worse than active ignorance.
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How can you come to know yourself? Never by thinking, always by doing. Try to do your duty, and you'll know right away what you amount to.
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Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
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Beware of dissipating your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but is sure to repent of every ill-judged outlay.
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Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.
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A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.
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You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull...
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The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
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The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
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Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
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Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
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My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.