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Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.

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Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.

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The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.

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If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.

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If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path to his door.

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Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

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It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do what you are afraid to do.'

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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

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It is not length of life, but depth of life.

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A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.

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Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.

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The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.

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