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thoughtfulOnce you start laughing, you start healing.
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thoughtfulWhenever you are too worried about someone else's approval, that person loses respect for you.
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thoughtfulWhat you applaud you encourage, but beware what you celebrate...
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thoughtfulYes, if truth is not undergirded by love, it makes the possessor of that truth obnoxious and the truth repulsive
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thoughtfulWhat I believe in my heart must make sense in my mind
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thoughtfulWe have a right to believe whatever we want, but not everything we believe is right
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thoughtfulIn the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival.
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thoughtfulComing to terms with the fear of death is conducive to healing, positive personality transformation, and consciousness evolution.
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thoughtfulIf the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
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thoughtfulThere is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.
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thoughtfulI hate Mondays - I hate that feeling you've got to get yourself up.
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thoughtfulIt's frightening, the way life speeds up. When you're at school, time can't go fast enough.
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thoughtfulWhat a blessing it is to love books as I love them;- to be able to converse with the dead, and to live amidst the unreal!
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thoughtfulPour, varlet, pour the waterThe water steaming hot!A spoonful for each man of usAnother for the pot!
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thoughtfulNot engaging in ignorance is wisdom.
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thoughtful The mind is the root from which all things grow if you can understand the mind, everything else is included.
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thoughtful And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.
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thoughtfulHow can the right thing be so wrong? I've found mistakes Where they don't belong
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thoughtfulI'll go walking in circles While doubting the very ground beneath me Trying to show unquestioning faith in everything
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thoughtfulThe priest is the personification of falsehood.
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thoughtfulA writer has an inescapable voice. I think it's inherent in the nature, and I think that we don't control it anymore than we control what we want to write about.
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thoughtfulI'm a social writer in the sense that I want to record, but not in the sense of trying to change people's minds.
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thoughtfulAs to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
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thoughtfulLet him that would move the world first move himself.
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thoughtfulThe only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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thoughtfulI decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
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thoughtfulBeauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
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thoughtfulOne who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him.
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thoughtfulThe greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
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thoughtfulOrdinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
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thoughtfulBy all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
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thoughtfulI know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
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thoughtfulTrue wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
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thoughtfulAll men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
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thoughtfulTrue knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
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thoughtfulFrom the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
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thoughtfulThe way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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thoughtfulWorthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
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thoughtfulOur duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.
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thoughtfulTruth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
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thoughtfulAll the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
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thoughtfulThe Vedanta recognizes no sin it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the Vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.
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thoughtfulAll differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
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thoughtfulGod is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
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thoughtfulI only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
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thoughtfulDeath may be the greatest of all human blessings.
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thoughtfulOnce made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
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thoughtfulBe as you wish to seem.
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thoughtfulI was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
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thoughtfulEmploy your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
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thoughtfulThe poets are only the interpreters of the gods.
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thoughtfulIf a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
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thoughtfulBe slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
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thoughtfulBeware the barrenness of a busy life.
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thoughtfulAn honest man is always a child.
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thoughtfulI am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
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thoughtfulNot life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
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thoughtfulIn one word, this ideal is that you are divine.
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thoughtfulThere are many events in the womb of time, which will be delivered.
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thoughtfulThe whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
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thoughtfulYou cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
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thoughtfulFalse words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
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thoughtfulWe are time's subjects, and time bids be gone.
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thoughtfulYou have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
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thoughtfulIf faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished.
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thoughtfulExternal nature is only internal nature writ large.
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thoughtfulWhere can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.
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thoughtfulIf money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
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thoughtfulTake up one idea. Make that one idea your life , think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
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thoughtfulThe more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them.
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thoughtfulThe man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.
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thoughtfulNever think there is anything impossible for the soul. It is the greatest heresy to think so. If there is sin, this is the only sin; to say that you are weak, or others are weak.
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thoughtfulThe end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
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thoughtfulThe lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.
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thoughtfulLike as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end.
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thoughtfulNothing can come of nothing.
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thoughtfulLet me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
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thoughtfulWe cannot conceive of matter being formed of nothing, since things require a seed to start from!; Therefore there is not anything which returns to nothing, but all things return dissolved into their elements.
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thoughtfulSuspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
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thoughtfulA system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
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thoughtfulTo thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
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thoughtfulBrevity is the soul of wit.
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thoughtfulTis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall.
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thoughtfulWisdom begins in wonder.
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thoughtfulNo legacy is so rich as honesty.
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thoughtfulLove looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
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thoughtfulA fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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thoughtfulWhat's done can't be undone.
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thoughtfulThe empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
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thoughtfulIf all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
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thoughtfulOur doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
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thoughtfulWhen we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.
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thoughtfulWords without thoughts never to heaven go.
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thoughtfulTis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.
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thoughtfulOur prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
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thoughtfulBut men are men; the best sometimes forget.
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thoughtfulLove is not love that alters when it alteration finds.
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thoughtfulAnd why not death rather than living torment? To die is to be banish'd from myself; And Silvia is myself: banish'd from her Is self from self: a deadly banishment!
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thoughtfulThe love of heaven makes one heavenly.
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thoughtfulO thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.
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thoughtfulThe evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.
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thoughtfulMay He who is the Brahman of the Hindus, the Ahura-Mazda of the Zoroastrians, the Buddha of the Buddhists, the Jehovah of the Jews, the Father in Heaven of the Christians give strength to you to carry out your noble idea.
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thoughtfulSweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
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thoughtfulReputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
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thoughtfulThere's many a man has more hair than wit.
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thoughtfulI was adored once too.
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thoughtfulHe is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
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thoughtfulThat man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
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thoughtfulI know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
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thoughtfulWhen an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state.
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thoughtfulHow far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
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thoughtfulBeauty is a short-lived tyranny.
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thoughtfulThe wheel is come full circle.
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thoughtfulTo be, or not to be, that is the question.
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thoughtfulLife every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
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thoughtfulThe unexamined life is not worth living.
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thoughtfulAmbition should be made of sterner stuff.
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thoughtfulThe fashion of the world is to avoid cost, and you encounter it.
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thoughtfulI hold the world but as the world, Gratiano; A stage where every man must play a part, And mine is a sad one.
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thoughtfulO God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!
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thoughtfulThe world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
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thoughtfulAs different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to God.
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thoughtfulI have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
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thoughtfulAs he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
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thoughtfulThings done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.
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thoughtfulO! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad!
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thoughtfulGet your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
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thoughtfulAnd this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
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thoughtfulThe wit knows that his place is at the tail of a procession.
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thoughtfulI never see thy face but I think upon hell-fire.
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thoughtfulLove is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
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thoughtfulThe most peaceable way for you, if you do take a thief, is, to let him show himself what he is and steal out of your company.
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thoughtfulUneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
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thoughtfulBy that sin fell the angels.
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thoughtfulIt's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
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thoughtfulI make it a rule never to smoke while I'm sleeping.
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thoughtfulI have never taken any exercise, except sleeping and resting, and I never intend to take any.
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thoughtfulThe course of true love never did run smooth.
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thoughtfulCondemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
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thoughtfulIgnorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
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thoughtfulGood night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
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thoughtfulBiographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.
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thoughtfulLove all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
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thoughtfulThere is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
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thoughtfulWhen red-haired people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn.
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thoughtfulFaith, there hath been many great men that have flattered the people who ne'er loved them.
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thoughtfulPatriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
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thoughtfulIf it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first.
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thoughtfulThe moment I have realized God sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see God in him , that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.
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thoughtfulGod has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
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thoughtfulWhenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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thoughtfulIf man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but deteriorate the cat.
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thoughtfulIn the Spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.
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thoughtfulThe lack of money is the root of all evil.
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thoughtfulThere is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
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thoughtfulHe is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
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thoughtfulWhat, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce.
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thoughtfulI wasted time, and now doth time waste me.
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thoughtfulSometimes too much to drink is barely enough.
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thoughtfulWhat is past is prologue.
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thoughtfulIf you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
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thoughtfulFarewell, fair cruelty.
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thoughtfulThe only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.
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thoughtfulIt's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
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thoughtfulBy trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
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thoughtfulNow is the winter of our discontent.
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thoughtfulCowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
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thoughtfulWe are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
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thoughtfulMen are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.
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thoughtfulWords, words, mere words, no matter from the heart.
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thoughtfulWhen a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
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thoughtfulO, had I but followed the arts!
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thoughtfulTo know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
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thoughtfulThere is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
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thoughtfulCome, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.
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thoughtfulThe very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
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thoughtfulWhat's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
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thoughtfulWhere there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence.
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thoughtfulThis above all; to thine own self be true.
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thoughtfulSome are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
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thoughtfulIt is not living that matters, but living rightly.
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thoughtfulNeither a borrower nor a lender be.
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thoughtfulThe Christian's Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes.
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thoughtfulO! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.
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thoughtfulWork is a necessary evil to be avoided.
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thoughtfulName the greatest of all inventors. Accident.
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thoughtfulOne touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
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thoughtfulThe will is not free , it is a phenomenon bound by cause and effect , but there is something behind the will which is free.
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thoughtfulWe are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
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thoughtfulThere have been many great men that have flattered the people who ne'er loved them.
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thoughtfulIt is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
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thoughtfulIt is easier to stay out than get out.
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thoughtfulArise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached.
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thoughtfulDon't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
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thoughtfulDo the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
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thoughtfulMan was made at the end of the week's work, when God was tired.
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thoughtfulWhen you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
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thoughtfulIt is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected.
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thoughtfulThousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered , either by themselves or by others.
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thoughtfulMan will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied.
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thoughtfulThe golden age is before us, not behind us.
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thoughtfulAll you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.
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thoughtfulHow well he's read, to reason against reading!
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thoughtfulAs soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
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thoughtfulWhat a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.
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thoughtfulDeath is a fearful thing.
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thoughtfulThis life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
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thoughtfulDoubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move. Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.
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thoughtfulHe does it with better grace, but I do it more natural.
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thoughtfulIf you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?
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thoughtfulIf music be the food of love, play on.
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thoughtfulAll the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
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thoughtfulThings won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing.
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thoughtfulListen to many, speak to a few.
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thoughtfulI must be cruel, only to be kind.
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thoughtfulI say there is no darkness but ignorance.
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thoughtfulWho could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
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thoughtfulHell is empty and all the devils are here.
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thoughtfulBetter three hours too soon than a minute too late.
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thoughtfulLove sought is good, but given unsought, is better.
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thoughtfulFalse face must hide what the false heart doth know.
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thoughtfulChildren wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
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thoughtfulWe know what we are, but know not what we may be.
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thoughtfulDo not tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don't tell them where they know the fish.
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thoughtfulThe trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.
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thoughtfulIn the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
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thoughtfulLawless are they that make their wills their law.
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thoughtfulBetter a witty fool than a foolish wit.
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thoughtfulClothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
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thoughtfulGolf is a good walk spoiled.
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thoughtfulThe fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
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thoughtfulKindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
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thoughtfulGood friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
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thoughtfulForgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
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thoughtfulClimate is what we expect, weather is what we get.
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thoughtfulThe right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
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thoughtfulIt is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
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thoughtfulAgainst the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.
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thoughtfulI've never let my school interfere with my education.
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thoughtfulGo to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
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thoughtfulOnly kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial we.'
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thoughtfulOnly one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.
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thoughtfulFew things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
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thoughtfulA man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
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thoughtfulAnger is 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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thoughtfulBetter a broken promise than none at all.
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thoughtfulLoyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.
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thoughtfulGiving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
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thoughtfulNever put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
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thoughtfulThe secret of getting ahead is getting started.
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thoughtfulThe very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
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thoughtfulA man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
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thoughtfulWe are all alike, on the inside.
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thoughtfulHonesty is the best policy , when there is money in it.
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thoughtfulI was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.
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thoughtfulI can live for two months on a good compliment.
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thoughtfulThunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
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thoughtfulWhen we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
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thoughtfulI never let schooling interfere with my education.
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thoughtfulThe reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
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thoughtfulThe best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
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thoughtfulMy mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
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thoughtfulUnder certain circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
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thoughtfulGod made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.
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thoughtfulFacts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.
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thoughtfulNoise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid.
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thoughtfulBe careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
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thoughtfulAll right, then, I'll go to hell.
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thoughtfulCivilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
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thoughtfulAll generalizations are false, including this one.
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thoughtfulCourage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
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thoughtfulAlways do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
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thoughtfulThere is no distinctly American criminal class , except Congress.
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thoughtfulWords are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself.
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thoughtfulLord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
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thoughtfulWhen I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
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thoughtfulOptimist: day dreamer more elegantly spelled.
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thoughtfulShe was not quite what you would call refined. She was not quite what you would call unrefined. She was the kind of person that keeps a parrot.
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thoughtfulThe difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter , 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.
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thoughtfulPatriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.
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thoughtfulTruth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.
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thoughtfulSuppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
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thoughtfulIt's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
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thoughtfulLet us endeavor so to live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
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thoughtfulApparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.
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thoughtfulA person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
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thoughtfulPart of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
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thoughtfulThe human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
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thoughtfulBe careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.
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thoughtfulWhat is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
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thoughtfulI don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way.
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thoughtfulIt usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
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thoughtfulThere are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one , keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.
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thoughtfulLaws control the lesser man!; Right conduct controls the greater one.
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thoughtfulBuy land, they're not making it anymore.
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thoughtfulGood breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
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thoughtfulGeorge Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.
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thoughtfulWe have the best government that money can buy.
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thoughtfulWit is the sudden marriage of ideas which, before their union, were not perceived to have any relation.
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thoughtfulOften it does seem such a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
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thoughtfulDenial ain't just a river in Egypt.
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thoughtfulYou can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
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thoughtfulHumor is mankind's greatest blessing.
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thoughtfulWhen a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.
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thoughtfulWater, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.
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thoughtfulWhen angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.
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thoughtfulWhen in doubt tell the truth.
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thoughtfulAction speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
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thoughtfulMany a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
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thoughtfulDrag your thoughts away from your troubles!; by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
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thoughtfulIt is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
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thoughtfulWhen people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet in his private heart no man much respects himself.
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thoughtfulAge is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
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thoughtfulNever pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.
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thoughtfulWrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
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thoughtfulI was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.
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thoughtfulThe secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven.
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thoughtfulDo the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
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thoughtfulWhen your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
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thoughtfulThere are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.
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thoughtfulIt is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
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thoughtfulThe most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.
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thoughtfulRepartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late.
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thoughtfulLet us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.
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thoughtfulHumor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever.
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thoughtfulOne of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
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thoughtfulBut who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
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thoughtfulI didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
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thoughtfulAs an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
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thoughtfulI don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell , you see, I have friends in both places.
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thoughtfulI have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough.
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thoughtfulEverything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
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thoughtfulThe human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.
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thoughtfulI am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
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thoughtfulTo succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
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thoughtfulThe educated Southerner has no use for an r', except at the beginning of a word.
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thoughtfulMy books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.
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thoughtfulIt is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
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thoughtfulEducation consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
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thoughtfulIt is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
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thoughtfulIf you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
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thoughtfulIf the world comes to an end, I want to be in Cincinnati. Everything comes there ten years later.
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