The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.

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No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.

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We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.

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Pictures must not be too picturesque.

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No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.

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The highest revelation is that God is in every man.

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A great man is always willing to be little.

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Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.

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Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.

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Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.

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

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What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.

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As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.

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