No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.

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The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.

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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.

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A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.

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The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.

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As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.

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Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of one hidden stuff.

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People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

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Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

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The only way to have a friend is to be one.

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An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.

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Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.

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There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.

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