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

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Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.

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Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.

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Hitch your wagon to a star.

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Reality is a sliding door.

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Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.

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Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.

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Words are also actions, and actions are a kind of words.

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Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.

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Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

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A man in debt is so far a slave.

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Happy is the hearing man

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Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.

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