There is a tendency for things to right themselves.

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I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons.

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The ancestor of every action is a thought.

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For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.

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Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

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

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What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.

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

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Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.

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Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.

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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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We aim above the mark to hit the mark.

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Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.

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